Paul R. “Slick” Carrier, age 82, of Blountville, Tenn., went to be with the Lord on Saturday, May 18, 2019 at Bristol Regional Medical Center. He was born October 14, 1936 in Sullivan County, Tenn., a son of the late Oscar and Georgia Ann Allison Carrier. Paul was a U.S. Army Veteran. He retired from IBEW in Kingsport with 37 years of service. Paul was a member of Belle Meadows Baptist Church and Gunnings Baptist Church. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, Glen Carrier; and sister, Eva Beverly.
He is survived by his loving wife of 55 years, Irene Worley Carrier; sons, Thomas F. Carrier and Robert Carrier; and sister, Minnie Odum.
The funeral service will be held 11 a.m. Wednesday, May 22, 2019 in the Mountain View Mausoleum with Pastor Bob Ferguson officiating. Military honors will be conducted by the DAV Chapter 40 Honor Guard. The family will receive friends Tuesday, May 21, 2019 from 5 until 7 p.m. at Weaver Funeral Home.
Online condolences may be registered at www.weaverfuneralhome.net. Arrangements have been made with Weaver Funeral Home and Cremation Services.