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Carlton Butler Shriver

Jan 13, 2014

On Jan. 1, 2014, Carlton Butler Shriver, passed away peacefully after a long illness. He was known as a teacher, farmer, race car driver, avid Morganeer, father, brother, husband and friend.

A graduate of Shepherd College and American University, Carlton was a chemistry and physics teacher at Langley High School in Fairfax, Va., and also in Washington County Public Schools and Hagerstown Community College. He was also a full-time farmer. Carlton was a Morgan car enthusiast, a vintage race car driver, and attended many car shows and events. The fellowship of those who shared his passion for Morgan cars was most cherished. He was a member of the Morgan Car Club of DC, the Virginia Sports Car Club of America (VSCCA), the British Road Rovers Touring Association (BRRTA), and many other car organizations. He also was a member of the POETS club, Western Maryland Sportsman’s Club, Friends of the NRA and Love Grows Here Lutheran Church. He leaves a deep legacy of deep friendships, hard work, and love of life.

Carl was born Oct. 1, 1939, to Carlton Harris Shriver and Elsie Armeta (Butler) Shriver. He is survived by his wife of 39 years, Beverly Jean (Hull) Shriver; and children, Lisa Ann Shriver, Carlton Hunter Shriver, Ingrid Bernice Shriver-Creveling and husband, Chris, and Sharon Lee Shriver-Chaney and husband, Chris, and their daughter, Hannah; brothers, Raymond Shriver and Robert Shriver; sister, Karen Shriver Harshman; and a host of other close relatives. He was truly loved during his time here, and will be greatly missed by all who knew him.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Lutheran Home Care and Hospice, a not-for-profit support organization. Condolences may be sent to Beverly Shriver at c.shriver@myactv.net.

Arrangements have been entrusted to the Douglas A. Fiery Funeral Home, 1331 Eastern Boulevard North, Hagerstown, Md.