Homer Stephen Carnes Sr., Mousie, age 90 of Clendenin, WV passed away January 23rd, 2020 at Glasgow Health and Rehab.
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He was employed with Elk Refinery in Falling Rock. This is where he was nicknamed Mousie because he was the only one small enough to climb into the truck tankers to clean them. After 30 years he retired and moved to Ft. McCoy,Florida. Homer enlisted in the United States Navy at the age of 18. He served three years with the Navy, stationed in Guam and California. He served an additional four years with the US Naval Reserve.
He was preceded in death by his wife Joe Ann, father Arley B.Carnes, mother Molley Chandler Carnes, 13 brothers and sisters, daughter, Linda Sue Humphreys, and a grandson.
Homer is survived by 4 children, Judy Osbourn (PJ deceased), Martha Deel (Ronald), Homer Carnes Jr. (Connie) all of Clendenin, Debbie Young (Randy) of South Carolina, 9 grand-children, 19 great grand-children, two step great grand-children, 1 great great grand-child, 2 great great grand-daughters due in June, many nieces and nephews, and his sweet dog Sassy.
Visitation will be held on Sunday, January 26th 2020 from 1 PM till 2 PM at Hafer Funeral Home.
Service will be at 2PM at Hafer Funeral Home with Pastor Clarence Deel officiating. Burial will follow at Clendenin Memorial Garden.
The family would like to extend a special thank you to the Glasgow Health and Rehab where he was treated as family. He loved them all.
Online condolence and memories may be shared at www.haferfuneralhome.net.
Arrangements are in the care of Hafer Funeral Home, 50 North Pinch Road Elkview, WV 25071.