O’Rourke & O’Rourke
Inc. Funeral Home

25 River Street
Salamanca, NY 14779
phone: (716) 945-4760
fax: (716) 945-4222

Roland "RC" Carnes Sr.

Roland "RC" A. Carnes, age 75 of Killbuck, New York, died Friday (January 11, 2013) at Olean General Hospital.

Born November 19, 1937 in Great Valley, New York, he was the son of the late Albert and Ethel Kenyon Carnes. He married in Salamanca, NY on October 13, 1965 to the former Joanne E. Storey , who survives

He was a Veteran of the US Army where he was awarded the Good Conduct Medal.

Mr. Carnes owned and operate red Carnes Industries in Killbuck NY. He had previously been employed at the former York-Merit in Ellicottville, NY and Fancher Furniture in Salamanca, NY

Mr. Carnes was a member of the American Legion Hughes Skiba Post # 535, and a former member of the VFW John F. Ahrens Post # 5296 , the Loyal Order of Moose Lodge #1002, and was an avid NASCAR fan.

Surviving besides his wife are 1 son, Roland (Tiffaney) Carnes, Jr of Great Valley, NY; 1 daughter, Kelli (Michael Manis) Carnes of Kennedy, NY; 2 sisters, Ruth Carnes of Great Valley, NY, Nancy (Don) Ramsten of Great Valley, NY; 1 brother, James Carnes of Ellicottville, NY and several nieces and nephews.

He was predeceased by 1 brother, Glenn Carnes.

Friends may call Tuesday, January 15, 2013 from 4 to 7 pm in the O'Rourke & O'Rourke Inc. Funeral Home, 25 River Street, Salamanca, New York where Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, January 16, 2013 at 11 am in the funeral home with Pastor Terry Davis of the Alliance Missionary Church officiating.

Burial will be in Green Cemetery

E-condolences can be sent to john@orourke-orourke.com, or posted to facebook.com/onofh.