Carlos Eugene “Carl” Hames, Sr., 75, of Harrison died Friday, June 29, 2012.
He was born in Alabama and served in the United States Air Force from 1955-1959. After his military service, he entered the oil industry with Exxon Oil, Powell Oil and retired after 47 years at Benton Oil Service, Inc.. He was a member of Lakeway Baptist Church. Carl devoted his life to his love of the oil industry and enjoyed being an oilman. He was also devoted to his family and grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Roy and Mabel Hames, brother, Charles Hames and sister, Elaine Grimsley.Carl is survived by his wife of 57 years, Glenda Trew Hames; son, Carlos (Windy) Hames, Jr. and their children, Aspen and Gavin Hames of Ringgold.
The family will receive friends from 4 until 8 p.m. Monday, July 2, at the North Chapel.Services will be held 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, July 3, at the North Chapel of Chattanooga Funeral Home with the Rev. Jerry Clark officiating. Burial will be at Hamilton Memorial Gardens.
Arrangements are by Chattanooga Funeral Home Crematory and Florist, North Chapel, 5401 Hwy 153, Hixson, TN 37343. Share your thoughts a memories on line at www.chattanooganorthchapel.com.