Carl Thomas Halvorsen

Carl Thomas Halvorsen, Jr., 86, of Waco, passed away Saturday, February 22, 2020 at Providence Hospice Place in Waco, TX.

Service Information: A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, March 7, at St. Paul Catholic Church in Portsmouth, VA. Burial will follow at Olive Branch Cemetery.

Carl was born on June 2, 1933 in Portsmouth, VA to Carl Thomas Halvorsen and Willie Morris Grandy. He served his country in the US Army during the Korean War. Carl married Flora Mae Walker April 24, 1954. They enjoyed 62 years together before her passing on February 26, 2015. Carl retired from Norfolk & Western Railroad as a purchasing agent. He was a member of St. Paul Catholic Church.

Carl was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Flora; and siblings, Mary Gloria Snyder, Mary Theresa Halvorsen and Patricia Halvorsen.
He is survived by his daughters, Vanessa Richmond (Jim), and Martha Hough (Stan); five grandchildren, Emily Baker (Brent), Kevin Douglas (Bris), Haley Aloia (Vinny), Casey Turner (Cody) and Tyler Hough; 10 great-grandchildren; and siblings, William Halvorsen (Janice), Frank Halvorsen (Pam), Roni Sharrett, John Halvorsen (Sandy), Mary Woetzel (Jonathan), Theresa Roth (Randall), Emma Hagensen (Bob), Mike Halvorsen (Mari), and Velma Williamson (Bob).

Memorials may be made in Carl’s honor to St. Paul Catholic Church Restoration Fund, 522 High St., Portsmouth, VA 23704

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  1. So sad that this loving ,kind person left this earth already. Uncle Carl will be missed by so many. My prayers are with all of you during this difficult time.

  2. Glenda and Richard Daughtrey

    Sending love and hugs to you all..YOUR Dad will be missed but Always remembered with LOVE AND A SMILE….❤️????. We loved both, your Mom and Dad….❤️

  3. Sister, Veronica

    Truly one of the greatest and most precious men I have ever known!! His presence here will be sorely missed, but his heavenly presence is enviable!!

  4. Paul K Walton

    My Deepest Condolences to Jim and Vanessa Richmond, Stan and Martha Hough and all the Grandchildren, Both Great and Great Greats, And all who knew and loved this fine man.
    Having met Mr Carl Thomas Halvorsen over fifty years ago I will always remember him for the Kindness and Respect that he had always shown to me as a young man and I felt it a Privilege to become reacquainted with him just over a year ago as we consistently conversed with each other online.
    Godspeed Carl as you are a Deeply Loved Man by all.

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