Brice "Junior" Carnahan


SHELTON HOLLOW, W.Va. -- Brice "Junior" Carnahan, 72, of Shelton Hollow, W.Va., and formerly of Oakwood, died 2:58 p.m. Thursday, January 16, 2014, at Cabell Huntington West Virginia Hospital.

He was born February 14, 1941, in Paulding County to the late Brice Sr. and Freda (Ankney) Carnahan. He married Susan Yoh, who survives in Charloe. They later divorced.

He is survived by his daughters, Jetta (Bryan) Wildermuth of Continental, Jodi Bell-Crosser of Antwerp, and Julie (Rollin) Bullinger of Charloe; a son, Brice (Summer Lambert) Carnahan III of Paulding; 13 grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; three brothers, Raynord (Bonnie) Carnahan of Kalida, Larry (Diana) Carnahan of Mandale, and Gary (Sandy) Carnahan of Defiance; two sisters, Gladys Hammon of Charloe and Wanda (Martin) Taylor of Oakwood; two stepsisters, Lillian (Ron) Bruns of Napoleon and Luella Kosch of Continental; and Harold "Gene" Yenser of Arthur, who was like a brother to him. Brice loved his two dogs, White Dog and Baby Girl Dog, just like they were part of the family.

He is preceded in death by his stepfather, Rill Carnahan; two granddaughters, ShaLisa Moyer and Brandi Moyer; one great-grandson, Jayden Mitchell; and a stepsister, Viola "Bunny" Goings.

Junior retired from Stoneco, Auglaize, Ohio. He also owned the Charloe Store from 1976-1991. He was a life member of Ohio Operators Engineer and was known as a collector of everything.

Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, January 21, 2014, at Heitmeyer Funeral Home, Oakwood with Pastor Harold "Gene" Yenser officiating. Visitation will be today from 6-8 p.m. and Monday from 2-8 p.m. at Heitmeyer Funeral Home. Burial will follow at Sherman Cemetery, Oakwood.

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