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Michael Carr

June 8, 1947 — May 26, 2023

Michael T. Carr, age 75 of Copperas Cove, passed away on the afternoon of May 26, 2023. Funeral services will be 12:00 pm, Thursday, June 8, 2023, at Viss Family Funeral Home. Burial will follow at 2:00 pm, at Central Texas State Veteran Cemetery in Killeen with Military Honors. Visitation with the family will be one hour prior to the funeral service at the funeral home.

Michael was born on June 8, 1947, to the late Joseph Edward Carr and Edith Seiler Carr. He graduated from American Central High School in London, England in 1965. Michael was an avid sportsman in all sports and achieved “All Europe” status in football. He enlisted in the U.S. Navy in 1969 and served until 1975 with Honor and Distinction in the U.S. Submarine Service as a Fire Control Technician. Michael worked for CX Systems in Seattle, Washington as the lead technician, traveling all over the world troubleshooting equipment problems on the world's continents. He developed and implemented a company training program for new technicians.

Michael relocated to Central Texas in November of 1992. He worked for AAFES (Army and Air Force Exchange System) at Fort Hood, from December 1993 until he retired in June of 2012. During his employment, Michael served a cumulative of five years in Iraq, serving his fellow serviceman and women in any way he could, to bring them a “touch of home”. May he rest in peace.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Joseph Edward, and Edith Seiler Carr; and an aunt, Agnes Cilbourne.

Michael is survived by his sister, Susan Brooks; brother, Colin Carr and wife, Ann; nephew, Stfan Wall and wife, Jess; great-nephew, Seller Wall; niece, Anna Wall; great-nephews, Ryan Wall and Alexander Wall; great-niece, Veronica Wall.

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Service Schedule

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Funeral Service

Thursday, June 8, 2023

Starts at 12:00 pm (Central time)

Viss Family Funeral Home

, Copperas Cove, TX 76522

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Military Honors

Thursday, June 8, 2023

Starts at 2:00 pm (Central time)

Central Texas State Veterans Cemetery (Killeen)

600 S. Oklahoma Ave, Weslaco, TX 78596

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Visitation

Thursday, June 8, 2023

11:00 - 12:00 pm (Central time)

Viss Family Funeral Home

, Copperas Cove, TX 76522

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