More detail on this person: Mr. William Kenneth Carmical Sr. Mr. William Kenneth Carmical Sr. died Monday, April 15, 2002 at his home in Johnson City, Tennessee after an extended illness. A recent Johnson City resident, Carmical was a Georgia native and long-time member of Roswell Street Baptist Church of Marietta, Ga. and had recently transferred his letter of membership to Central Baptist Church. Mr. Carmichael served in the Navy during World War II and joined the Army shortly after the war. During his extended military career, Mr. Carmical served with several airborne divisions in Europe and Japan before becoming an army pilot, flying both helicopters and fixed wing aircraft. He was proud to have served in Korea and Vietnam where he received numerous citations including the Distinguished Flying Cross with Oak Cluster. Following his military retirement, Mr. Carmical was a test pilot in Alabama and Iran. He then worked with WSB TV in Atlanta flying their news helicopter. Upon retirement, he settled in Marietta, Ga. with his wife, Marion. They both enjoyed travel, family and friends. Surviving are daughter, Jenny Carmical of Johnson City; sons, William Kenneth Carmical Jr. of Roswell, Ga., Gary Stephen Carmical of Apache Creek, New Mexico; brother and sister-in-law, R. G. (Jerry) and Catherine Carmical of LaGrange, Ga.; brother and sister-in-law, Charles and Patsy Carmical of Moreland, Ga.; brother, Roger Carmical of Moreland, Ga.; sister-in-law and brother-in-law, Barbara and Roy Whatley of Smyrna, Ga.; seven grandchldren and three great-grandchildren. Visitation is Friday, April 19 from 5-7 p.m. at Tetrick Funeral Services, Sunset Chapel, Johnson City. A funeral will be Saturday, April 20 at 11 a.m. at Central Baptist Church, 300 North Roan Street, Johnson City, Tenn. A graveside service will be Monday, April 22 at 11 a.m. at Crest Lawn Memorial Park in Atlanta, Ga. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be sent to the American Cancer Society, 2200 Century Parkway, Suite 950; Atlanta, Ga. 30345; or the American Diabetes Association, 1701 North Beauregard St., Alexandria, VA 22311.
Burial information: Crest Lawn Memorial Park, Atlanta, GA
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