Dateline: June 24, 2004
services for David Eugene Carlson, age 51, were held at 11:00 a.m. on
Monday, June 21, 2004, at Citizens Cemetery in Clarendon with Rev. Darrell
Burton, Pastor of Martin Baptist Church, officiating.
Burial was held with Marine Corps military honors.
Arrangements were under the direction of Robertson Funeral
Directors, Inc., of Clarendon.
Carlson died Thursday, June 17, 2004, in Clarendon. He was born November 2, 1953, in Amarillo and was raised at
Buckner Orphanage. He lived
in Amarillo most of his life and moved to Clarendon three years ago.
He was a welder, machinist, and framing carpenter and ran his own
construction business for 15 years before his retirement.
He was a Vietnam veteran, having served in the US Marine Corps from
1971 to 1974. He married
Ramona Romero on December 15, 1976, in Potter County.
He was a member of and Junior Vice Commander of Clarendon VFW Post
7782. He was a wood and stone
carver and enjoyed gardening. He
was a member of the Martin Baptist Church.
was preceded in death by his father, Ivan Pat Carlson; his mother, Donna
Lanell Bryan; and his stepfather, Garland Bryan.
include his wife, Ramona of Clarendon; one son, David A. Carlson of
Clarendon; two daughters, Amanda Carlson and Sarah Carlson of Amarillo;
two brothers, Royal E. Carlson of Amarillo and Mike Mayhugh of Wichita
Falls; four sisters, Donna Carlson of Fort Worth, Nelda Cockerham of
Brownwood, Patty Martin of Amarillo, and Kathy Rainey of Picher, Oklahoma;
and a grandson, Colten Alex Mashburn of Amarillo.
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