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Christopher Howard Carr


It is with heavy hearts that the family announces the sudden passing of Christopher Howard Carr. Chris suffered a heart attack on the morning of April 14, 2017 in Columbus. Beloved husband of Laura, cherished father of Bryan, Chris is also survived by his loving parents Rick and Cheryl, and his sister Chanda and brother-in-law Peter. Chris will be deeply missed by his nieces Amelia and Sophia and nephews Matthew and Sammy, extended family members and friends. The family wishes to invite all guests, friends of Bryan’s, neighbors, colleagues and anyone who may have been touched by the Carr family to join them at First Unitarian Universalist Church ( 93 West Weisheimer Road, Columbus, OH 43214) for a memorial celebration on Saturday, April 22, 2017 from 2-3 p.m. A reception will be held after the service, with light hors d’oeuvres. In lieu of flowers, the family would appreciate donations to the Bryan Carr Support and Education Trust. 

Arrangements entrusted to Ohio Cremation & Memorial Society.  Please visit to leave the family an online condolence.

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  • Chrissy Gilbert says:

    I’m sending love to all of you. Know that I’m thinking of you and holding you in the love and the light. I’m happy to help in any way I can and I am so sorry for your loss Laura, Bryan, Rick, Cheryl, Chanda, Peter and the kids.

  • Toni and Pete Giacomelli says:

    Dear Laura and Bryan, Chanda and family, Cheryl and Rick,

    So very saddened by the passing of Chris. Will miss his giant, teddy bear presence whenever he entered the room. He was a wonderful father to Bryan, husband, brother and son,and will be missed forever. Hoping that your hearts will always feel his presence in a loving way and your grief will give way to fond memories.
    With much love,

  • Melissa & Mike Bonace says:

    Laura, Bryan, and family,

    Our hearts are heavy with the passing of Chris but filled with the joy of his life. We offer our thoughts and prayers to you as you navigate through this difficult time. God grant you peace.

  • Blaine Sleep says:

    My sincere condolences to Laura, Bryan, Rick and Cheryl, Chanda, Peter and family. I always enjoyed the time our families spent together, whether a weekend or our trip out to visit when you lived in BC.
    I hope this tragedy brings everyone a little closer together.

  • Karen Roussy says:

    Our deepest condolences. Know you are all in our thoughts and prayers at this very difficult time and that we are thinking of you. Love Karen, Andre, Amber and Jonathan Roussy

  • Susan Martin says:

    I was so very sad to hear about Chris’ death. I cannot imagine the grief you, Bryan and the rest of the family are feeling at this time. My prayers go out for you to be able to find peace and comfort.

  • The McConaghy Family says:

    Laura, Bryan, Rick, Cheryl, Chanda, Peter and Family

    Please accept our sincere condolences our your very sad loss. Please know you are all in our thoughts and prayers. We trust God will be with you to comfort and sustain you through this difficult time.

  • Sarah Cole says:

    Dear Laura,

    I am so sorry to hear of Chris’s passing. My heart aches for you and your son. Please know that you are in my thoughts and the thoughts of all of us in your Moritz family.



  • Nancy Rogers says:

    My thoughts and prayers are with you, Bryan, and family as you must bear this deep sadness. Please know how how dear you are to me and to your many other friends at Moritz care for you, Laura.
    Nancy Rogers

  • Matthew and Stephanie Phillips says:

    Laura, Bryan, and Family, we are so very, very sorry for your loss! Our thoughts and prayers are with each of you!
    Please know that we will continue to think of and pray for you all.


    Matthew & Stephanie Phillips

  • Michele & Satish Ramachandran and Family says:

    Laura, Bryan and Family …

    We are shocked to hear of Chris’ passing and sorry for your loss. You are in our thoughts and prayers. May you find some comfort in your memories of your time spent together during this difficult time.

  • The Babbar Family says:

    Our deepest condolences to all of you. You are in our thoughts during this difficult time and we are so very sorry for your loss. Although we never had the privilege of meeting Chris, we know how much he will be missed by his wonderful family.
    Adela, Nitin, Brevan and Bryn

  • Lamar & Terry Graves says:

    We send our deepest sympathy and prayers to Christopher’s entire family especially Laura, Bryan, Rick, and Cheryl. Our hearts are with you during this difficult time. May each of you know God’s loving peace. 🙏

  • Matt Womeldorf says:

    I send prayers up for comfort and peace.

    I had the pleasure of being a co-worker of Chris’ and he always seemed happy. He had a very nice demeanor, and, I know he will be missed.

  • Jan & Ron Hiner says:

    Rick, Cheryl, Laura, Bryan, Chanda, Peter and family,
    We were so sorry to hear the news of Chris’ sudden death. He was taken much to young and will be missed by all that knew and loved him. Please know that our thoughts and prayers are with all of you during these trying times. Rest in Peace, Chris!!!

  • karen Schmelter says:

    Rick and Cheryl,

    I am so very sorry to hear of the tragic loss of your son, Chris. No parent should lose a child. My heart goes out to you both and his wife and son. Know that our prayers are with you now. I pray the Lord will guide you through what will bring your peace to help you through this very sad time.

    my very sincere sympathy,
    Karen Schmelter

  • Terri Collins Murray says:

    Dear Rick, Cheryl, and family,

    Please know that you are in my heart, thoughts, and prayers at this trying and most difficult time. Sending lots of love your way. Think the world of you and here if you need anything back in Charleston.


  • Josette and Hieu Storey says:

    Dear Rick, Cheryl and family,
    We are so very sorry to hear of your loss. We will keep you in our prayers during this difficult time. We are here for you if you need anything.
    Josette and Hieu

  • David Gregoroff says:

    I’m a better human being for knowing him.

    He created beautiful things, had a loving family, and friends that admired him. I can think of no better life to wish for.

  • Lin and Mike Schaffer says:

    Dear Cheryl and Rick,

    We are so sad to hear of your recent loss. We pray that you will, in time, smile when thinking of the many memories and joy that your son brought to you, his family and others.

    Love to you both.

    Lin and Mike

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