February 8, 2020
George Russell Carnes, 71 of Randolph and formerly of Hull and Hingham, passed away suddenly on Saturday February 8, 2020.
Born and raised in Hingham, he was a son of the late John F. Carnes Sr. and Evelyn (Reardon) Carnes. George worked in the automotive parts industry for years however, his true passion was music. He was considered in the music industry as a professional keyboard player, and a great harmony singer. George played in many bands over the years, frequenting the local places in Nantasket and Marshfield. In the 90’s he played in a band “Daybreak” that had the honor of opening for such names as Merle Haggard and Tammy Wynette.
George was predeceased by his longtime companion Katie, and is survived by her three children Michael, Tanya, and Elena. He was the loving brother of John Carnes Jr. and his wife Mary of Norwell, and is survived by five nieces and nephews.
Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend the visiting hours on Friday from 5-8 PM in the Pyne Keohane Funeral Home, 21 Emerald St. (off Central St.), HINGHAM. Services Saturday at 9 AM from the funeral home prior to the Funeral Mass in the Church of the Resurrection, Hingham at 10 o’clock. Burial will be private at a later date.
In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy may be made in George’s memory to the Norwell Visiting Nurse Association & Hospice, 120 Longwater Drive, Norwell, MA 02061.