Robert Carson Sr., 83 - Travelers Rest

Robert Earle “Bobby” Carson, Sr., 83, went to be with the Lord on Saturday, April 2, 2016.

Born in Greenville County, he was the son of the late Lloyd D. Carson, Sr. and Beulah Long Carson. Bobby served in the US Navy during the Korean Conflict and retired from Western Electric/AT&T after 32 years of service. He was a member of Cooper Lodge #282, A.F.M., Hejaz Shrine Club and Edgewood Church of Christ.

Surviving is his wife of 10 years, Jean Bryant Moody Carson; daughter: Mona (Jerry) Minter; sons: Mark (Shirley) Carson and James “J.B.” Carson; sister: Jane Carson; brothers: Carroll (Nancy) Carson and Lloyd (Betty) Carson, Jr.; 7 grandchildren and 6 great-grandchildren.

Along with his parents, Bobby was predeceased by his first wife, Margie Jane Batson Carson and a son, Robert E. Carson, Jr.

Visitation will be Wednesday, April 6, 2016 from 10:30 until 11:45 a.m. at The Howze Mortuary. Funeral service will follow at 12:00 p.m. in The Howze Mortuary Chapel.

Burial will be at M.J. Dolly Cooper Veterans Cemetery in Anderson, SC at 2:00 p.m.

The family will be at the home.

Online condolences may be expressed here.

The Howze Mortuary, Travelers Rest is in charge of the arrangements. (864) 834-8051.