DOVER-FOXCROFT – Alton S. Carr Sr., 83, died Nov. 9, 2011, at Augusta Rehabilitation. He was born April 10, 1928, in Abbot, son of Clifton and Florence (Glidden) Carr.
Alton was a self-employed woodsman for many years. He was an active member of Guilford Center Baptist Church, and enjoyed hunting, fishing and watching the Red Sox. He served in the Korean War as a machine gunner on a M16 Halftrack; and was a life member of Veterans of Foreign Wars.
He was predeceased by his parents; his first wife, Hazel Andrews Carr; a sister, Madeline Brown; and four brothers, Dana, Richard, Clifton Jr. and Philip. He is survived by his wife, Marilyn (Cochran) Carr of Augusta; a brother, Merton Carr and his wife, Gertrude, of Falmouth; two daughters, Donna Herring of Sangerville, and Kathleen Lundin and her husband, Marvin, of Brownville; two sons, Alton Carr Jr. of Guilford, and Wayne Carr and his wife, Rebecca, of Abbot; a stepdaughter by his first marriage, Patricia Davis and her husband, Paul, of Sangerville; two stepdaughters and a stepson by his second marriage, Barbara Moore and her husband, Norman, of Augusta, Donna Williams and her husband, Matt, of Topsham, and Stephen Cochran and his wife, Cheryl, of Dover-Foxcroft; many grandchildren, great-grandchildren, stepgrandchildren, great-stepgrandchildren, nieces and nephews.
A graveside service will be held 10 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 12, at Blanchard Cemetery, Abbot, with Pastor Toby Smitherman officiating. Arrangements by Crosby & Neal, Guilford. For an online guest register, go to
By the foot of my first wife’s grave I was saved by the grace of God. Now I’m on my way
to a better place, praise God!