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Louis Elias Carreras

August 30, 1946 ~ September 3, 2021 (age 75)


Louis Elias Carreras, 75, of Pikeville passed away Friday, September 3, 2021 at his home. 


A celebration of life will be held Thursday, September 9, 2021 at 3 p.m.  in the chapel of Howell Funeral Home & Crematory in Goldsboro.  The family will receive friends following the service.


He was born in New York on August 30, 1946.  Mr. Carreras, "Lou", is well known for his dedication to employer Cogdell Cycle Center in Goldsboro for many years before making a career change where he became a college instructor.  He spent his remaining working years as a well respected and beloved instructor at Wayne Community College, Lenoir Community College, and NC Wesleyan College.


He is survived by one daughter, Cristy Hamilton of Pikeville and her mother, Jean Jones of Goldsboro; one brother, Peter Carreras; one sister, Maria Crifasi and husband, Jack; one granddaughter, Mercedes Renee Wooten and husband, Jamie and two great-grandchildren, Zayden Wooten and Ja’Niyah Wooten.


He was preceded in death by his parents, Luis  and Menesia Reyes Carreras.


The family is in the care of Howell Funeral Home & Crematory in Goldsboro.

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Celebration of Life
September 9, 2021

3:00 PM
Howell Funeral Home & Crematory
1500 Wayne Memorial Drive
Goldsboro, NC 27534

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