Dr. Richard Lee Carman

March 30, 1953March 31, 2015

Dr. Richard Carman, 62 of Chelsea (and formerly of Toledo, Ohio), passed away on Tuesday, March 31, 2015. Dr. Carman was a dedicated husband, father, and chiropractor. He cared deeply about his family and patients. He served the people of Talladega and the surrounding areas for over 20 years. Rich enjoyed going on scooter rides with his wife, working with and on computers, and managing his scooter forum online. Rich had an affinity with birds, both wild and his feathered family members. Richard Carman will be greatly missed by his family, friends and patients.

Dr. Carman is preceded in death by his parents, Ben and Joan Carman. He is survived by his wife, Sue Carman; son, Pete Chivington; daughter, Mandi Chivington; brother, Ben Carman; and granddaughter, Amber Chivington.

The celebration of Dr. Carman’s life will be at 1pm on Thursday, April 2, 2015 at Morningstar United Methodist Church in Chelsea. The family will visit with friends one hour prior to the memorial service.


  • Visitation

    Thursday, April 2, 2015

  • Celebration of Rich's Life

    Thursday, April 2, 2015


Dr. Richard Lee Carman

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April 16, 2015

Sue, we just found out yesterday, Rich has saved both mine and Jerry's lives. I have never known a doctor more down to earth. He truly cared for his patients. He never put monetary concerns before his patients We will miss him as a friend and doctor. We are so sorry for your loss, you have our love and prayers. Jerry & Yvonne

Donna Davidson(Smith)

April 10, 2015

Dr. Carman will be missed by me. He was the best chiropractor! I have seen him with my problems for years. He had a special personality! He listened to you about your pains. He was a great doctor and person!

Guy & Allison Knight

April 2, 2015

Mrs. Carman, Dr. Carman was a wonderful friend & wonderful Chiropractor to my husband & myself!! We both truly enjoyed our visits with him!! He will miss him greatly! We are praying for you & your family!

Chuck Woodard

April 2, 2015


Dr. Carmen was my Chiropractor for over 25 years. Really enjoyed our visits and will miss him. We will continue our prayers for you.

Tim and Penny Mccain

April 1, 2015

We are so sorry for your loss
We thought alot of him. Always enjoyed our talks. He will be greatly missed.

Andy Tulenko * Guitarman

April 1, 2015

We never got to meet, but Rich was a very special man. We all know why you loved him. He touched so many during his time with us, I pray that you and the family have God's peace during this time.


April 1, 2015

Not just my chiropractor but a lifelong friend and one of the smartest men I know. My family and I will greatly miss you.

Tom Hodge

April 1, 2015

Sue, I am so sorry for your loss. Rich was a true friend and will be sorely missed.
Tom aka Cookees

Peter mcwilliams

April 1, 2015

Rich my great friend,, I can not express my sadness,, you will be sorely missed,,, rest well my friend,,,

John Silva

April 1, 2015

Some say online friendships are just not true but may i say your help and wisdom will never be forgotten. Rest easy Doc.
John Silva...Ribe,Denmark