2011-05-19 / Obituaries


Carl “Big C” Savage, born Oct. 5, 1959 to the late Leslie Savage Jr. and Margaret Simon Savage Davis of Leroy, passed away May 10, 2011 at the Atlanta Medical Center.

He was a member of the Leroy High School Class of 1978. Dedicated to his work, in 1987 he received the Gold Star Award in Tuscaloosa while employed with the Morrows Companies. He relocated to Atlanta, Ga. in 1992.

Family and friends share that he made an impact on the lives of everyone he came in contact with. He was a trusted friend and advisor to many. A great chef, he loved fishing but most of all, he enjoyed spending time with family and friends.

Survivors include his fiancée Elsie Brewer; six sons, Carlos Savage, McIntosh, Gregg (Raquel) Savage, Leroy, Carlton Conley, Louisville, Ky., Virgil Brewer, Wesley Brewer, Myron Brewer all of Jackson; one daughter, Natalie (Leonard) Walton, Jackson, Ga.; mother, Margaret S. Davis, Leroy; four siblings, Jacklyn S. McDonald, St. Stephens, Gregory (Dina) Savage, McDonough, Ga., Shelia (Frank) Webb, Sunflower, Calvin Davis, Leroy; two nieces, Leslie Savage, St. Stephens, Saniya Webb, Sunflower; three nephews, Jacob McDonald, Damien Davenport, Calvin Davis Jr., all of McIntosh; 14 grandchildren, seven aunts, four uncles and a host of other relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by his granddaughter, Nyasia Alicia Savage.

The service was May 14 at the Friendship Missionary Baptist Church in Leroy with Rev. Charlie J. White, pastor, as officiating minister. Burial was in the Friendship Missionary Baptist Church Cemetery.

Pallbearers and flower bearers were Mr. Savage’s family and friends.

Speer and Speer Funeral Home of McDonough, Ga. directed.


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