Douglas Britt Carvey, a student of classical studies at the University of Texas at Arlington, died of a heart attack Friday while playing soccer at a Rolling Hills soccer field. He was 41.

Memorial service will be at 1:30 p.m. Monday at Thompson's Harveson and Cole Funeral Home.

Entombment will be in Greenwood Mausoleum.

Mr. Carvey was born in Fort Worth and was a lifelong resident. He was a 1970 graduate of Trinity Valley School, a member of the last all-male class at the school, and had attended R.L. Paschal High School.

He received a bachelor's degree from Pitzer College in Claremont, Calif. He was a member of the Fort Worth United Soccer Team, one of the first organized soccer teams in the area.

Mr. Carvey began playing soccer in the fourth grade and continued all of his life.

While in high school, he traveled to England to participate in coaching and playing soccer. He was playing on a senior division team in the Fort Worth Soccer League when he was stricken.

The family suggests that memorials be made to Trinity Valley School, 6101 McCart Ave., Fort Worth, 76133 or to a favorite charity.

Survivors: Parents, Frank P. Carvey and Louise Britt Carvey of Fort Worth; and sister, Frances Carvey McLean of Galveston.

Published in the Fort Worth Star-Telegram (TX) Date: April 10, 1994

Douglas Britt Carvey
7/11/1952 - 4/8/1994