Carr, William E. Retired chief of psychological services for D.C. Department of Corrections at Lorton. At 70 of cardiac arrest.END NOTES

William E. Carr, 70, retired chief of psychological services for the D.C. Department of Corrections at Lorton, died of cardiac arrest Feb. 16 at DeWitt Army Hospital at Fort Belvoir.

Dr. Carr, who lived in Alexandria, was born in Wilmington, N.C. He graduated from Drew University, received a master's degree in psychology from Howard University and a doctorate in experimental psychology from American University.

During World War II he served in the Army in Europe and remained in the Army until 1955. After leaving active duty he served in the Army Reserve until he retired as a colonel in 1977.

He moved to Washington and joined the D.C. Department of Corrections in 1955. From 1958 until 1961, he worked at the National Institutes of Health, then returned to the Corrections Department where he remained until he retired in 1979.

Dr. Carr was a former associate director of Big Brothers for the National Capital Area and a board member of the Saunders B. Moon Community Center in Gum Springs, the D.C. Psychological Association, and the United Community Ministries in Fairfax. He had served on the Fairfax County criminal justice advisory board and the Montgomery County advisory council for mental heath.

In retirement he had lectured on psychology and criminology at George Mason University, Northern Virginia Community College and Montgomery College.

His marriage to Barbara H. Carr ended in divorce.

Survivors include his wife, Joyce H. Carr, and two children of his second marriage, Joshua L.H. Carr and Themba M.H. Carr, all of Alexandria; three children of his first marriage, Kurt D. Carr of Washington, Charlotte M. Carr and Darwin K. Carr, both of Alexandria.



Dr. William Raymond Thomas, 88, a retired physician who was in private practice in the Washington area from 1928 to 1954, died Feb. 16 at the Carriage Hill Nursing Home in Bethesda. He had Alzheimer's disease.

Dr. Thomas, who lived in Bethesda, was born in Washington and graduated from the old Central High School. During World War I, he served in the Army. He graduated from Cornell University and received a degree in medicine from George Washington University in 1925.

He was a general practitioner with a specialty in obstetrics. After retiring, he moved to Ormond Beach, Fla. He returned to the Washington area in 1986.

Dr. Thomas was a Mason and a past secretary and treasurer of the D.C. Medical Society. During World War II, he served as the assistant chief medical officer of the old D.C. Emergency Medical Service.

Survivors include his wife, Virginia P. Thomas of Bethesda; three sons, James P. Thomas of Vienna, William Raymond Thomas Jr. of Cedar Mountain, N.C., and Gerard Postles Thomas of Los Angeles; two sisters, T. Girard Lee of Annapolis and T. Alden Bradford of Bethesda, and six grandchildren.


Navy Yard Employee

Karl A. Stadler, 88, a Washington native and a retired employee of the Washington Navy Yard, where he was supervisor in the torpedo tube shop, died of pneumonia Feb. 18 at a nursing home in Orlando, Fla. He was a resident of Daytona Beach, Fla.

Mr. Stadler went to work for the Navy Yard in 1921. He retired in 1956 and moved to Florida.

Survivors include his wife, Helen L. Stadler of Daytona Beach; two sons, Karl A. Stadler Jr. of Hyattsville and R. Bruce Stadler of Orlando; six grandchildren, and six great-grandchildren.


USDA Statistician

Amelia Williams Burroughs, 89, a lifelong resident of the Washington area and a former statistician at the Department of Agriculture, died Feb. 9 at her home in Takoma Park. She had a stroke.

Mrs. Burroughs was born in Washington. She graduated from the old Central High School and attended George Washington University. She worked for Agriculture in the 1920s and 1930s and retired because of a disability.

She was a member of the Takoma Park Presbyterian Church.

Her marriage to James Burroughs ended in divorce.

Survivors include one brother, Sidney W. Williams of San Jose, and one sister, Martha Havell of Washington.