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Mr. Willie Carson Jr.

August 29, 1936 ~ March 6, 2022 (age 85)

Obituary

Mr. Willie Carson Jr. was born an August 29, 1936 in Washington, DC. to the late Willie Carson Sr. and Bertha Mack Carson. He fell asleep in death on March 6, 2022 at the age of 85, in the UNC Memorial Hospital, in Chapel Hill, NC. During his final days, Willie was comforted by his family and medical staff at UNC.

In his early years, Willie received his training, at Matthews Construction Co. in Bowman, SC, where he worked until he moved to Chapel Hill, NC. Later he worked as a Cook at UNC Memorial Hospital until he retired in 1999 after 34 years. He was initiated and accepted into the Free Masons in October of 1995, where he served and was in good standing until his death.

Willie was preceded in death by his parents, two brothers: Charles Edward Carson and Bennie Lee Carson; three sisters: Dora Kelly Oliver, Bertha Mae Carson and Frances Elizabeth Singleton.

Willie loved his family and will be missed by many and remembered always. He leaves to cherish his fondest memories, his devoted wife, Sadie Carson of the home; three sons: Alfonzo Carson (Brenda) of Durham, NC, Gary Colson of Chapel Hill, NC and Bennie Foushee of Durham, NC; three daughters: Samantha Carson of Chapel Hill, NC; Willie Mae Davis of Orangeburg, SC and Valerie Colson of Chapel Hill, NC; one brother, Marion Carson (Mildred) of Union, NJ; one sister, Helen Carson Power of Orangeburg, SC; twenty-one grandchildren; twenty-eight great grandchildren; one great-great grandchild; and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and long-time friends.

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Services

Public Viewing
Friday
March 11, 2022

11:00 AM to 1:30 PM
Jones Funeral Home Inc
112 S Graham St. P.O. Box 17235
Chapel Hill, NC 27516

Public Viewing
Friday
March 11, 2022

3:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Jones Funeral Home Inc
112 S Graham St. P.O. Box 17235
Chapel Hill, NC 27516

Funeral Service
Saturday
March 12, 2022

2:30 PM
Jones Funeral Home Inc
112 S Graham St. P.O. Box 17235
Chapel Hill, NC 27516

Video is available for this event


Interment following funeral service
Saturday
March 12, 2022

Westwood Cemetery
Fidelity Ct., Davie Rd.
Carrboro, NC 27510

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