FORMER RBFD CHIEF CARHART PASSES AWAY

carhartA plaque outside the Navesink Hook & Ladder Co. No. 1’s building on Mechanic Street announces the death of Calvin Carhart, who had been the oldest living past chief. (Photo by Dustin Racioppi; click to enlarge)

By DUSTIN RACIOPPI

Calvin Carhart, a public servant and volunteer since graduating high school and who had been Red Bank’s oldest living former fire chief, died Thursday at the age of 89.

The cause was cancer, his wife of 67 years, Ada, said.

“It’s a big loss for the department,” said Chief Alan Soden. “It’s a big thing.”

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