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Charles W. Carson

Date: Tuesday, November 23, 2021
Time: 6:00-7:00 p.m.

Visitation Location:
Bland-Hackleman Funeral Home

Date: Wednesday, November 24, 2021
Time: 2:00 p.m.

Service Location:
Bland-Hackleman Funeral Home

Clintonville Cemetery

The family would like donations given to Union Hall Baptist Church in lieu of flowers.

Charles Carson age 92, died on November 21, 2021 in his daughter’s home of El Dorado Springs. He was born in Blue Springs, Missouri to William and Jesse (Rydell) Carson and was the only child to this union. Charles started working the family business at age seven. He worked hard and was self taught before entering the Army. Once entering the Army he was trained as a military police officer to patrol the Japan area at the end of World War II. He later became a paratrooper in the Korean War. At the end of the Korean War he became a drill sergeant at Fort Leonard Wood training troops. Upon leaving the Army he returned home to marry his sweetheart Mary Margaret Eaton. He met his sweetheart when she was just ten years old while playing with his buddies Jim and Joe Eaton. He married Mary Margaret on August 12, 1950. To this Union five children were born: James William Carson of Chana, Colorado; Joyce Hoffman of Columbia, Missouri, Vicky and spouse Darrell McKinney of Independence, Missouri, Mary and spouse Steve Stout of Adrian, Missouri, and Patricia L. Carson of El Dorado Springs, Missouri. He had 13 grandchildren, 25 great grandchildren, and 13 great-great grandchildren. While back home from the Army he learned the brick laying trade from his father in law Edward Eaton and Jim Eaton. Upon the birth of youngest daughter he started working for MiddleWest Freight-ways of Kansas City, MO in which he worked till retirement. Upon retirement he continued working the family farm and doing brick laying construction. He was the hardest working man you could ever meet. If you knew him you had a friend for life.

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