Carl Ronald Flarisee

8 October , 19579 November , 2019
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Carl Ronald Flarisee was born on October 8, 1957 in Moncks Corner, South Carolina. After a long illness and a brave fight, he was called home to be with the Heavenly Father on Saturday, November 9, 2019 at Hospice of the Chesapeake in Pasadena, Maryland. Carl was educated in the public schools of Berkeley County. After completing his education at Berkeley High School in Moncks Corner in 1975, he enlisted in the United States Navy. Carl was in the Navy for 15 years where he received numerous military awards, the most prestigious of those presented to him for his support and participation in the Gulf War. He continued to serve his country until his death, as an employee of the Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA), a combat support agency of the United States Department of Defense (DoD). A wonderful husband, brother, uncle, nephew, brother-in-law and friend, Carl cared more about others than himself. He was an avid Washington Redskins fan, had a love for Marvel Comics and a gift for movie and television trivia. He was also very passionate and vocal about his opinions of today’s political climate. After a romantic courtship, Carl decided he wanted a FOREVER with Tammy James. They were joined in matrimony November 28, 2018. The couple enjoyed the theater, attending jazz performances, traveling and cheering on their favorite team, the Washington Redskins. Carl was preceded in death by his father, Deacon Sam Flarisee; his mother, Eloise Flarisee; and a brother, Jonathan Levi Flarisee. Carl leaves behind his loving and devoted wife, Tammy James Flarisee of Glen Burnie, MD; a stepson, Lorenzo Etheredge of Oxon, MD; a caring sister, Carol Flarisee of Moncks Corner, SC; three brothers, the Reverend Samuel Flarisee, Jr. of Los Angeles, CA (Linda), Hubert Flarisee (Essie) of Charleston, SC, Anthony C. Flarisee (Jo) of Aurora, CO; his “Warriors Three”, as he called them: nephews, Kevin Flarisee (Shelina) of Columbia, SC and Anthony J. Flarisee of Odenton, Md and niece, Janeen Flarisee of San Tan Valley, AZ; four great nephews, Caleb Verbal of Greensboro, NC, Kaden Flarisee, Kai Flarisee and Kristian Flarisee, all of Columbia, SC; five aunts, Christine Cureton and Geneva Laboon of Greenville, SC and Eloise Simmons, Helen Simmons and Lucille Simmons of Moncks Corner, SC; two uncles, Isaiah Simmons (lovingly known as Uncle Fice) of Baltimore, MD and Frank Flarisee of Detroit, MI; a mother-in-law, Verna James Etheredge and father-in-law, Robert James Etheredge both of Bowie, MD; two sisters-in-law, Bridgett James of Bowie, MD and Tania James of Cocoa, FL; brother-in-law, Samonte Etheredge of Bowie, MD; special recognition for a cousin (who was more like a little sister), Sheila Middleton of Moncks Corner, SC, grade school and lifelong friend, Reverend Danny Johnson of Goose Creek, SC, loyal friend and colleagues, Benjamin Warren of Stafford, VA; and a host of extended family members, friends and colleagues. Funeral Services: Services will be on November 16, 2019 at 11:00 a.m. at Gary Kaufman Funeral Home in Elkridge, MD. A second service will be held on November 18, 2019 at 11:00 a.m. at Rock Hill Baptist Church in Moncks Corner, SC. Interment: Carl will be laid to his final resting place at 1302 Old Cherry Hill Road, Moncks Corner, SC.


  • Tammy James Flarisee, Spouse
  • Lorenzo Etheredge, Stepson
  • Carol Flarisee, Sister
  • Rev. Samuel Flarisee, Jr. (Linda), Brother
  • Hubert Flarisee (Essie), Brother
  • Anthony C. Flarisee (Jo), Brother
  • Jonathan Levi Flarisee, Brother (deceased)
  • Deacon Sam Flarisee, Father (deceased)
  • Eloise Flarisee, Mother (deceased)


  • Visitation Saturday, 16 November , 2019
  • Celebration of Life Service Saturday, 16 November , 2019
  • Visitation Sunday, 17 November , 2019
  • Funeral Service Monday, 18 November , 2019


Carl Ronald Flarisee

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Karen Vera

15 November 2019

I'll always remember your friendliness and kindess. A beautiful soul.
Rest well, my friend.

Michelle Cosner

14 November 2019

With deepest sympathy from your DISA family.

Michelle Cosner
Business and Development Center
Fort Meade, MD