December 4, 2021

Mr. Richard Carlisle

Richard Mann Carlisle of Roopville, GA went to be with the Lord on Saturday November 10th, 2018.

Mr. Carlisle was born November 8, 1941 in Gay, GA to the late Harry Felton Carlisle and Willie Louise Mann Carlisle.

Mr. Carlisle served as an educator holding positions as a teacher and principal for various school systems. He later served as School Superintendent for Harris County Schools until his retirement.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brother Harry Carlisle.

He is survived by his lovely wife Rebecca Ann Skipper Carlisle; daughters, Tammy (John) Paynter, Wendy (Warren) White, Kelli (Michael) Pendelton, Samantha (Todd) Carlisle and Paige LaShea Carlisle; son, Derek Carlisle; grandchildren, Brandon Hulsey, Bradley Hulsey, Brittany Hair, Jessica White and Avery Pendleton; great-grandchildren, Ashton Hulsey, Carson Hulsey and Taelynn Hulsey; brothers, Gerald (Susan) Carlisle, Phillip (Charlene) Carlisle and Clifford (Shelia) Carlisle; brother-in-law, Robin Skipper and several nieces and nephews.

A Gathering of Family and Friends will be held Tuesday, November 13 2018 from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm in the Chapel of Striffler-Hamby Mortuary in LaGrange GA. The Celebration of Life will begin at 12:00 pm.

The burial will be 3:00 pm at Caney Head United Methodist Cemetery in Roopville, GA.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Caney Head United Methodist Church.

Those wishing to share a condolence or remembrance with the family may do so by visiting

Arrangements are by Striffler-Hamby Mortuary of LaGrange.


  1. Such a kind man who always had the student’s best interests at heart! He will greatly missed

  2. Aleisha Gray says

    This breaks my heart. 🙁

  3. says

    Mr. Carlisle will be missed by so many. This breaks my heart.

  4. Adam Daniel says

    Sad to hear this he was a great man and did a lot for a lot of kids at HCHS. He will be greatly missed

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