OZARK…Mr. Carrick Owen Yaws, a resident of Ozark, died late Monday afternoon, April 12, 2021 in the emergency room of Dale Medical Center. He was 43.
Celebration of Life Services will be held at 3:00 P.M., Saturday, April 24, 2021 in the Mt. Zion Baptist Church, near Brundidge, with Reverend Dr. Lee Windham officiating. The family will receive friends from 2:00 until 3:00 P.M. prior to the services in the church. Fuqua Bankston Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
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Carrick was born June 7, 1977 in Decatur, Alabama and moved to Ft. Lupton, Colorado at an early age. He attended the New Mexico Military Institute and was a 2000 Graduate of the United States Air Force Academy. Carrick served in the United States Air Force until 2012. While in the Air Force, he was a pilot, flying the C130 and C12 planes. He moved to Ozark in 2012 where he was employed with Flight Safety International and currently employed with CAE as a Simulator Instructor. Carrick was preceded in death by a brother, Clint Yaws.
Surviving relatives include his high school sweetheart and wife of twenty years, Keri Yaws, Ozark; parents, Craig Owen Yaws and Sharon Louise Haut Yaws, Ft. Lupton, CO; brother, Christopher Yaws (Jennifer Mathiesen), Denver, CO; father-in-law and mother-in-law, Karl and Lynne Kirchner, Montrose, CO; his fur babies, Gus, Bailey and Rio.