Samuel Wallace (Chip) Carnwath, Jr., entered into rest on Friday, November 21, 2008, in Atlanta, Georgia. A funeral service will be held at The Church of the Good Shepherd, at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, November 25, 2008. The Very Reverend Robert Duncan Fain and the Reverend Doctor J. Andrew Menger will officiate. Burial will be at Summerville Cemetery. Chip was born on August 24, 1948 in Avington, Pennsylvania. He was a graduate of The William Penn Charter School in Philadelphia, and The Citadel in Charleston, South Carolina, where he received a B.A. in History and served as the Cadet Regimental Adjutant and a member of the Summerall Guards. He was commissioned as a second lieutenant in the U.S. Marine Corps and served with the 2nd Marine Division as aide to the Commanding General reaching the rank of Captain. After his military service, he enjoyed a distinguished career of thirty-three years with International Business Machines (IBM). Upon his retirement from IBM, he joined Arrow Electronics in Atlanta, Georgia. Chip lived his life true to the high ideals of The Citadel as a man of honesty, integrity, generosity and a deep regard for others. He will be remembered as a loving husband and father. His friends will never forget his quick wit, warm and engaging conversations, unwavering integrity and love and dedication to family and country. He is survived by his wife of thirty years, Elizabeth “”Betsy”” Mason Carnwath, and his son Samuel Wallace Carnwath, III, of Charlotte, North Carolina. In addition to his wife and son, family members include brothers Robert Carnwath, II of Hilton Head Island, South Carolina; Thomas Howlan Carnwath of Wilmington, Delaware; and the late Matthew Wallace Carnwath; sisters Shirley Howlan “”Squeak”” Carnwath-Knecht of Oakland, California; Kate Wallace Carnwath of Baltimore, Maryland; and sisters-in-law Sada Mason Huggins and Martha Mason Gibson, both of Augusta. Pallbearers will be Eric Roman Hasenauer, Brandon Riggan Elliott, Charles Thomas Huggins, Jr., Wilson Perry Huggins, Craig Martin Low, Robert Lee Nall, Jr., George Richardson Wiefers, and Eugene Ritchie Williams. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to the American Heart Association, 1105-D, Fury’s Lane, Martinez, Georgia, 30907 or The Church of the Good Shepherd, 2230 Walton Way, Augusta, Georgia, 30904. The family will receive friends at the residence of Mr. and Mrs. Wilson Perry Huggins on Monday evening November 24, 2008 from 6:00 to 8:00 PM. PLATT’S FUNERAL HOME, 721 CRAWFORD AVE., Augusta, GA 30909 706-733-3636, Tags: 1971

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