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Ottis William Carver

November 8, 1924 ~ November 13, 2021 (age 97)

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Ottis William Carver “Buck”, 97, of South Shore, KY., went to be with the Lord Saturday, November 13, 2021 at his residence with his family by his side. He was born in New Boston, OH., November 8, 1924 a son of the late William McKinley Carver and Matilda Jane Royster Carver.

Ottis was a Christian and a member of the Bennett’s Chapel Church on Shultz Creek, a Navy World War II Veteran, a member of the Harrison-Fullerton Lodge #937 and retired from Norfolk Southern Railroad.

Along with his parents he his preceded in death by his wife Doris E. McDowell Carver who he was married to 53 years before her passing in 1999; four brothers, Fred M. Carver, Bob Carver, Jim Carver and C.P. Carver.

Left behind to cherish his memory are two sons, Ottis William (Mary Margaret) Carver JR “Bill” and Joseph Walter (Carol Sue) Carver; two daughters, Carol Jayne (Danny) Wagner and Betsy Carver all of South Shore, KY; two sisters, Patsy Leadingham and Maxine Boggs; one brother, Benjaman Franklin Carver; seven grandchildren, Ottis (Amber) Carver III, Ashley (T.J.) Cadle, Mandy (Nathan) Webb, Paul (Adrienne) Wagner, Joseph Carver, Wade (Randi) Carver and Will (Christina) Carver; fifteen great-grandchildren, Aubree Webb, Abbey Webb, Amberly Bradford, Rialynn Carver, Tytus Carver, Bell Carver, Bentlee Carver “Little Man”, Willow Carver, William Buck Carver JR, Sadie Grace Carver, Julian Cadle, Doris Sue Cadle, Meadow Wagner, Roman Wagner and River Wagner. Along with several other family and friends who will sadly miss him.

Funeral services will be 1 P.M. Tuesday, November 16, 2021 at Morton-Hunt Family Funeral Home in South Shore, KY., with Brother Keith Monroe officiating. Burial will follow at Siloam Cemetery in South Shore, KY. Visitation will be Monday, November 15, 2021 at the funeral home starting at 6 P.M. and one hour before the service on Tuesday. Masonic service will begin at 8 P.M. Monday during visitation.

Military Graveside rites by Lt Colonel H. Vance Houston Detachment 1368


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