2013-10-24 / Obituaries

Carlson

Carl Wilhelm Carlson Jr., 96, of Fairhope died Oct. 19, 2013 at his residence.

He was born Oct. 30, 1916 in Fulton. He was a member of the Midway Baptist Church. He was a United States Army veteran. He was a retired diesel mechanic with McMillan Bloedel Corp. He was a long time resident of Thomasville.

Survivors include his son, George C. (Sybil) Carlson, Fairhope; a sister, Ann Gaines, Salem, Ill.; four grandsons; five great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his wife of 73 years, Marie Megginson Carlson; a daughter, Rose Marie Carlson; his parents, Carl W. Carlson Sr., Eleanor Lindsey Carlson, three brothers, Willard “Bill” Carlson, Rudolph Carlson, Lavoid Carlson and a sister, Dorothy C. Davis.

A graveside service was Oct. 21 at 2 p.m. in the Choctaw Corner Cemetery with Chuck Lenoir and Kathy Counsel officiating.

Condolences may be offered at www.obryantchapelfh.com.

O’Bryant Chapel Funeral Home of Thomasville directed.

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