Richard Carrier

Published 6:25pm Thursday, June 13, 2013

Richard Carrier, 70, of Rutherfordton, N.C. passed away May 28, 2013.

He was son of the late Thomas and Rosella Bosworth Carrier and husband of Susan L. Carrier.  He was a retired civil engineer for the State of Connecticut.  He was a member of the Baptist Fellowship in Columbia, Conn. where he served on seven mission trips to Uruguay and served as a deacon. He moved to North Carolina in 2005 and was involved in the horse community, including carriage driving, enjoyed bee keeping and maintaining his tractors for farm work.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by a son, Thomas B. Carrier of Hampton, Conn.; a daughter, Karen Carrier of Brooklyn, Conn.; and a brother, Edward Carrier (Joan) of Cape Elizabeth, Maine.

A memorial service will be held on Sunday, June 30, 2013 at 3 p.m. at Landrum First Baptist Church, Landrum, S.C. conducted by Rev. Andy Allen.

Memorials may be made to Lottie Moon or Annie Armstrong in care of Landrum First Baptist Church, 300 E. Rutherford St. Landrum, S.C.  29356 or to Screamin’ Eagle Outfitters, 340 Frankie Lane, Flat Rock, NC  28731.

Condolences may be left at www.pettyfuneralhome.com.

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