Class  of   1945
Carl Ross Veazey

Obituary

 

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Carl Ross Veazey, 87, of Paris died this morning, Jan. 29, 2015, at Jackson-Madison County General Hospital.

Funeral service will be at 2:00 PM Saturday at McEvoy Funeral Home with Dr. Robert Martin, Dr. Paul Veazey and Brian Ross Wimberley officiating, burial will follow at Walker Cemetery.

His nephews will serve as pallbearers. Carl's Morning Breakfast Group will serve as honorary pallbearers.

Visitation 4:00 - 7:00 PM Friday and after 12:00 PM Saturday until service time.

He was born in Paris to the late Don D. and Nettie Ross Veazey. On April 26, 1952 he married Jacque Veazey, she survives in Paris.
Survived by a daughter: Sissy (Rick) Lowe, Paris; sons: Stan (Amy) Veazey, Paris, Duke (Lucretia) Veazey, Puryear; sister: Donna Turner, Camden; grandchildren: six and eight great-grandchildren.

Preceded by a sister: Judy Hooper, 2008 and a brother: Dan Veazey, 1995.

Mr. Veazey was a longtime member of First United Methodist Church. Carl was a U.S. Army Veteran, serving in Japan. He was a 1951 graduate of Mississippi State University. Carl Ross worked at H.C. Spinks Clay Company for 47 years serving as secretary and treasurer. He had a love of horses was an avid sportsman who enjoyed hunting quail with his sons.

Memorials may be made to: St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, P.O. Box 1000 Dept. 142, Memphis, TN 38101-9908 or to the charity of the donor's choice.

 

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Reprinted from  THE MCEVOY  FUNERAL  HOME  Website
Paris, Tennessee
www.mcevoyfuneralhome.com

January 29, 2015

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