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Peter Christopher "Chris" Carver

January 9, 1952 - February 27, 2017

Peter Christopher “Chris” Carver, died peacefully on Monday, February 27, 2017, with his loving family by his side. Chris is survived by his wife Kristine, son Brad, daughter Laura (Brian) Dainton, grandson Griffin Dainton. Brothers, Donald (Edna), Richard (Dianna), Norman (Elaine), Kenneth (Marilyn) and David (Dianne). In laws; Sandra (Thomas) Amersbach, Lawrence Schaefer, Cynthia (Jack) Lane, Patrick (Jenny Miller) Schaefer, Gregory Schaefer, Brenda (Donald) Goodwin, Elizabeth (Michael) Lindauer, Kimberly (Jeff) Horwedel and Teresa (Viv Erb) Schaefer and many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his father and mother- William and Mary Carver, his brother William, Father and mother-in-law, Herbert and Marjoe Schaefer.

Chris was born on January 9, 1952 in Medina, Ohio. He married his best friend and love of his life, Kristine (nee Schaefer) on April 19, 1975. He was a long time resident of Medina, where he and Kristine raised their wonderful children. In 2006, he retired to Elloree, South Carolina. Chris only took on more work in retirement; he volunteered at the Elloree Heritage Museum, became planning and zoning administrator for the town of Elloree, was an active member of St. Ann Catholic Church, and—most passionately—was a volunteer lieutenant firefighter and medical first responder for the Elloree Fire Department. His only hobby was helping others. He adored his children, and no one could make him smile more than his new grandson.

Visiting hours will be held, Thursday, March 2, 2017 from 6:00-8:00 PM at the Bauer Funeral Home, 2089 Columbia Road Valley City.

Mass of Christian Burial- Friday, 11:00 AM at St. Martin of Tours, 1800 Station Road Valley City. Burial: St. Martin Church Cemetery.

Memorial contributions can be made to: Elloree Fire Dept., P.O. Box 204, Elloree, SC 39047 or to the Harvest Hope Food Bank, 2220 Shop Road Columbia, SC 29201

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