PORTLAND - Woodland resident Arthur L. "Art" Carr, 60, died April 8, 2010, at the U.S. Veterans Hospital in Portland, surrounded by loving family and friends.
He was born in The Dalles, Ore., on May 6, 1949, the son of Jerry and Lois (Gore) Carr. He grew up in the Portland area and in 1967 enlisted in the United States Army 173rd Airborne Division. He served two tours of duty in Vietnam.
Returning to Washington state he married Betty Edwards from Naselle on May 13, 1978. To this union were born two sons, Staff Sergeant Robert Walter Carr, currently serving in the United States Air Force, and Arthur Lynn Carr Jr. (and his wife Kayleigh).
He enjoyed family time outdoors, camping, hunting and fishing. He was a member of the Moose Lodge in Woodland.
In addition to his wife and two sons, survivors include his sisters, Bonnie (Tom) Thedds, Ina (Xavier) Sunica, Janet (Skeeter) Pose, Julie (Dan) Strickland, and Diana (Daroll) Howlett; stepbrothers, Kelly (Sue) Feldman, Corey (April) Feldman and Linden (Sandy) Feldman; along with numerous aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews.
Graveside service will be held Wednesday, April 14, at noon at Peaceful Hill Cemetery in Naselle, with full military honors. His guest book is available at (www.penttilaschapel.com).