Gene Carman Sr.


10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday, July 8, 2020
Anthony Funeral Home
337 McMurry Blvd.
Hartsville, Tennessee, United States


12:30 pm
Thursday, July 9, 2020
Hartsville Memorial Gardens
Memorial Loop
Hartsville, Tennessee, United States

Obituary of Gene Carman Sr.

Mr. Harold Gene Carman Sr., “Gene” age 88 of Hartsville, TN passed away Friday evening, July 3, 2020 of kidney failure. Preceded in death by his wife, Dorothy Jean Carman; Parents, James Andrew Carman & Julia Frances Carman; Brother, Carl Carman and Sisters, Lorene Beasley and Mary Emma Burford. Survived by: 5 Children, Harold Gene (Debbie) Carman Jr., Carroll (Linda) Carman, Darrell (Ann) Carman, Kathy (Lloyd) Andrews and Karen (Kenny) Armstrong; 21 Grandchildren, Harold Gene (Rachel) Carman, III, Ray (Katie) Carman, Amanda (Chris) McReynolds, Garrett (Juanita) McReynolds, Jim (Rachel) Carman, Julia (Steve) Griffin, Jamie (Marc) Hays, Christy (Chris) Helson, Michael Carman, Matthew (Betsy) Carman, Mark (Brittany) Carman, Chad (Lamanda) Carman, Charity (James) West, Cayla (Wesley) Anderson, Carrie (Jordan) Green, Caleb Carman, Candace (David) Armistead, Courtney Carman, Rebecca Andrews, Jake (Brooke) Andrews and Mickey (Whitney) Armstrong; 62 Great Grandchildren; 1 Great Great Grandchild; Many Nieces, Nephews and Cousins and Caretaker, Joe Williams. Gene’s Dad, Jim Carman became an auctioneer in 1910 and he continued in his Father’s footsteps and became and auctioneer in 1960. He was a well known Auctioneer and Realtor in the Middle Tennessee Area. He has been described as the “Man with the Golden Tongue”. His skills at performing auctions were second to none. He built a business which included his children and many of his grandchildren and great grandchildren who will continue his legacy. He professed faith in Christ just before his death. A private funeral service will be held at Grace Baptist Church in Hartsville on Thursday, July 9, 2020 at 11 AM for family and work associates conducted by Sons, Harold and Carroll Carman. The service can be viewed on our website at by clicking on Live Stream-Service to the left of the obituary or by conference call @ 615-688-2663 and when prompted put in the number 16706. Honorary pallbearers: Joe Williams, Tom Garrett, Wayne Knight and Nephews, Robbie Talley, George Talley, Robert Murray, Ken Sweeney, Duane Weed and Mike Morgan. Grandsons will serve as pallbearers. Interment Hartsville Memorial Gardens. Visitation with the family will be from 10 AM to 8 PM Wednesday, July 8, 2020 at Anthony Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Gideons International, The Hartsville Community Pregnancy Center and The Old Hartsville Cemetery. A special thanks to the heroes at the Trousdale Senior Living Center-Charity Courtney, Danita and all. Anthony Funeral Home, 337 McMurry Blvd. E, Hartsville, TN 37074, 615-374-2280,
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