Phillip B. Carr

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Phillip B. Carr was the son of Riley and Georgie Carr, born in Hendricks, WV in 1927. He attended Parsons High School and was inducted in the PHS Hall of Fame. He served in the US Army 1945-47.


After graduating from LaSalle University, he became a Special Agent of the FBI. Over his career, he was assigned to the Atlanta, New York City, Pittsburgh and Miami offices, working numerous high profile cases. He retired in 1979.

He was elected President of the Society of Former Special Agents of the FBI. While President, he established a relationship with the RCMP Veterans Association, becoming an Honorary Member.

He was a member of the Sons of the American Revolution and served as President of the Florida Society. He was also an active member of the local Fraternal Order of Police and International Police Association.

He was a Mason and member of the Shrine and Royal Order of Jesters. In 2005, he became a 33rd degree Scottish Rite Mason. He belonged to the Immanuel Lutheran Church near his home in Florida.

He is survived by his sisters: Phyllis Carr and JoEllen Wilson, his wife: Sheila Davis Carr, his children: Phillip Carr, Jr. and Elisabeth Carr-Jones, and his grandson: Geza Carr.

Visitation at Lohr & Barb Funeral Home in Parsons will be noon to 2 p.m. on Sunday, October 28. The Rev. James Snyder will officiate at the memorial service and burial will follow at the Parsons City Cemetery.