Mt. Croghan, SC
Mr. Dennis Michael Carnes, age 44, entered into rest on Thursday, July 21, 2022. Funeral services will be 4:00 PM Monday, July 25, 2022 from the Chapel of Miller-Rivers-Caulder by Pastor Matthew Tucker and Pastor Andy Wells with burial to follow in the Providence Baptist Church Cemetery. The family will greet friends from 2:00 – 4:00 PM Monday at the funeral home and other times at the home of Libby Marsh, 1502 Tory Road, Pageland, SC.
Mr. Carnes was born March 11, 1978 in Monroe, NC a son of Virginia “Ginny” Hathaway Atkinson and the late Dennis Wayne Carnes. He was a 1996 graduate of Central High School and an employee of Tyson Foods. Michael was a member of Rocky Creek Baptist Church. A true family man, Michael enjoyed spending time with all of his family, playing golf, fishing, and traveling to the beach. He also had a special bond with his “son,” his beloved dog, Baylor “Bay-Bay.”
In addition to his father, Mr. Carnes was also preceded in death by his uncles, Jerry W. Marsh, and Ronnie Carnes; niece, Ava Grace Bundrick; cousin, Timothy Carnes; and father-in-law, Lester Tarlton.
Survivors include his wife, Tabitha Carnes; children, Chloe Carnes of the home, and Kaleb (Madason) Carnes of Ruby, SC, and soon to be arriving his first grandchild; mother, Ginny (William) Atkinson of Pageland, SC; “second mom” and aunt, Libby Marsh of Pageland, SC; sister, Carrie (Philip) Bundrick of Pageland, SC; brothers, Joseph (Casey) Carnes of Ruby, SC, and Joshua Carnes of Goose Creek, SC; sister of the heart, Hannah Marsh Springer (Adam Jordan) of Ruby, SC; mother-in-law, Susan Tarlton of Mt. Croghan, SC; brother-in-law, Lee (Alison) Copeland; aunts, Susan Sherbo of Anderson, SC, and Bobbie Carnes of Louisiana; uncle, Todd Hathaway; nieces and nephews, Ryan (Bri) Carnes, Alex (Tiffany) Carnes, Bethany Carnes, Hadessah Carnes, Joshua Carnes, II, Arrianna Carnes, Grasyn Bundrick, Aiden Bundrick, Waylon Springer, Luke Jordan, Zoey Copeland, Ava Austin, and Harlee Copeland; in addition to numerous close friends.
In lieu of flowers, a trust account is being established at First Citizens Bank in memory of Michael for Chloe and Kaleb.
Miller-Rivers-Caulder Funeral Home (www.mrcfuneralhome.com) of Chesterfield, SC is serving the Carnes family.