George 'Sam' Carns

George 'Sam' Samuel Carns Sr.

Friday, December 13th, 1935 - Wednesday, August 7th, 2019
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George Samuel 'Sam' Carns Sr., 83, of Clearfield died on Wednesday, August 7, 2019 at his home.

He was born on December 13, 1935 in Clearfield, a son of the late George Welty and Helen (Haney) Carns.

He was a charter member of Community Baptist Church, Curwensville. Mr. Carns was a brick layer by trade and a 50 year member of the International Union of Bricklayers and Allied Craft workers. He loved football, auto racing and was an avid outdoorsman. Since 1995, he has maintained the Leitzinger Spring at Moose Creek for everyone to enjoy. Mr. Carns was also a United States National Guard veteran, having served his country for four years.

He is survived by his wife, Carol Ann (Bumbarger) Carns; five children, G. Samuel Carns Jr. and wife Laura of Warsaw, IN, Matthew A. Carns and wife Sally of Greenbelt, MD, Susan C. Cottongim and husband Jeff of Salisbury, MD, Ann Michele Hoopsick and husband Dave of Colonial Heights, VA, and Paul A. Carns and wife Julie of Osceola, IN; seventeen grandchildren; one great grandson; four sisters, Nancy Potts of Clearfield, Rebecca Lawhead and husband Terry of Enola, Martha Brillon of Foster, RI, and Melissa Carns of New Smyrna Beach, FL.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his sister, Judith Jones.

Funeral services will be held at the Community Baptist Church, Curwensville on Monday at 11 AM with Pastor Todd Hogue officiating. Interment will be in the Stoneville Cemetery, Clearfield.

Friends will be received at the church on Monday from 9-11 AM.

The family suggests that memorial contributions be made to Community Baptist Church, Attn: Mission Fund, PO Box 202, Curwensville, PA, 16833.

Beardsley Funeral Home and Crematory, Clearfield is in charge of arrangements.

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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Monday, August 12th, 2019 | 9:00am - 11:00am
    Monday, August 12th, 2019 9:00am - 11:00am
    Community Baptist Church
    PO Box 202, Curw. Tyrone Hwy.
    Curwensville, PA 16830
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
  • Service

    Monday, August 12th, 2019 | 11:00am
    Monday, August 12th, 2019 11:00am
    Community Baptist Church
    PO Box 202, Curw. Tyrone Hwy.
    Curwensville, PA 16830
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
    Pastor Todd Hogue
  • Interment

    Stoneville Cemetery
    Address not given


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Lora Layton

Posted at 03:18pm
My sincere sympathy to the Carns Family, esp. Nancy. I was checking the Clfd. funeral homes early this week to see if my brother Frank's arrangements were listed & discovered that you have lost a brother also. And so soon after John's passing. I'm so sorry for all your family.

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