Harold R. Carawan

Published 4:23 pm Tuesday, September 8, 2009

By Staff
Today, Harold went peacefully to a better place. He was born in Mesic, NC son of the late Ernal and Bela Carawan. Harold graduated from Hobucken High School and then went to work with Carolina Telephone and Telegraph. He retired from the company when it was known as Sprint. On April 11, 1949, Harold married the former Joyce Potter, who survives. Harold was a member of Masonic Lodge #331 of Bayboro, NC and was also a member of the First Christian Church of Washington, NC.
In addition to his wife, Harold is survived by three children, Henry Carawan and wife Glenda of Bayboro, NC, Sam Carawan of Washington, NC and Sandy Carawan of Greenville, NC, three grandchildren, David and Michael Carawan of Bayboro, NC and Jeni Creviston and husband Curtis of Newport, NC, three great grandchildren, Samantha Carawan, Shelby and Emmie Lou Creviston, two sisters-in-law, Eva Carawan of Morehead City, NC and Bobbie Carawan of Roanoke Rapids, NC, and numerous nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents, Harold was preceded in death by two brothers, Barden Carawan and Kerry Carawan and one sister, Kitty Cribb and her husband Dick.
A funeral service will be held 11:00AM Wednesday September 9, 2009 at Paul Funeral Home of Washington officiated by Rev. Amanda Hesbach. Burial will follow at 4:00PM in New Bern Memorial Cemetery New Bern, NC.
The family will greet friends on Tuesday September 8, 2009 from 6:00PM-8:00PM at Paul Funeral Home of Washington and other times at the home located at 305 Pamlico Drive, Washington, NC.
The family requests no flowers, but kindly asks that memorials be made to the First Christian Church Capital Campaign, 401 East 2nd Street, Washington, NC 27889 or to the church or charity of one’s choice.
The family would like to thank all our many friends and Ridgewood Manor for caring for Harold and the family. You have been so good to us. We love you!
Online condolences may be offered to the family by visiting www.paulfuneralhome.com
Paul Funeral Home of Washington is serving the Carawan family.
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