John Henry Carson, age 77 of Marion, NC passed away on Friday, April 12, 2013 at the VA Medical Center, Asheville, NC. Mr. Carson was born on June 10, 1935 to the late Mr. Clarence Carson and Mary Martha Martin-Carson.
Mr. Carson is survived by daughters Karen Johnson of Marion, NC, Veronica Carson-DeShields and husband Jerome of Greensboro, NC, Dianne Logan and husband Stanley of Lake Lure, NC, and Jacqueline Scott of Charlotte, NC. He is also survived by sisters Juanita Tate of Waynesville,NC and May Carolyn Carson of California. Mr. Carson is also survived by 14 grandchildren, 9 great-grandchildren, and a host of nephews and nieces.
Preceding Mr. Carson in death were his father and mother, sons Gregory Carson, Johnny Lindsey and Percy Scott, and brothers Robert Lee Carson and Arnold Carson.
Funeral services for Mr. Carson will be conducted at McCall Kirksey Chapel, Marion, NC on Friday, April 19, 2013 at 2:00 PM, with the Rev. Elledge Fowler officiating. Visitation will begin at 1:00 PM prior to the services.
Burial will follow the services at MCDowell Memorial Park, Marion, NC with military honors.
Flowers are both welcome and appreciated.
On-line condolences can be made to the family at www.kirkseyfhmarion.com