John E. Carson, Sr.
Residence: Monticello (Buffalo area), Indiana
Died: Tuesday, January 30, 2018
Location: At his home in rural Monticello (Buffalo area), Indiana, with his wife, Karen by his side.
 
 
Age: 72
Date of Birth: Monday, July 30, 1945
Birth place: Harvey, Illinois
Branch: Army
Service: Vietnam Era
Father: William Carson  
Mother: Margarita ( Grapethien ) Carson  
Marital Status: Married
Resided in: John and his wife, Karen, have lived in the rural Monticello (Buffalo area), Indiana, for the last six years, coming from Dolton, Illinois.
Funeral Date: Wednesday, January 31, 2018
Funeral Location: Private Family Services
Clergy:
Burial will take place: Private for the Family.
Visitation will be: No Visitation or Services are scheduled for the public. Everything is private for the family.
Biographical Information: John and his wife, Karen, have lived in the rural Monticello (Buffalo area), Indiana, for the last six years, coming from Dolton, Illinois. He was a union heavy equipment operator. John retired from the Village of Dolton as a Water Care Specialist. John loved and enjoyed fishing, woodworking, and most especially his grandchildren. He was a United States Vietnam Army Veteran, and received a Purple Heart.
Special Services:
Memorial Information: Memorials may be given to the American Heart Association. Envelopes will be available here at the funeral home.
Marriage Information: On December 14, 1968, in Cook County, Illinois, he married Karen F. Benninghoff; she survives.
Survivors include:
Wife,
Karen F. Carson of Monticello (Buffalo area), Indiana;

Sons,
John E. (wife Beth) Carson, Jr. of Columbia, Tennessee, and
Jerome E. "Jay" Carson of Monticello, Indiana;

Daughter-in-law,
Vanessa Carson of Aurora, Illinois;

Grandchildren,
Tiffany Carson,
Autumn Carson,
Kaylee Carson,
De’Andrea "Dedee" Perry,
Anna Garcia,
Justis Carson, and
Julissa Carson;

Four (4) Great Grandchildren, and Two (2) on the way.
Preceded in Death:
Parents,
William and Margarita (Grapethien) Carson;

Granddaughter,
Carolina Carson.
Arrangements by:
Miller - Roscka Funeral Home, 6368 E. US 24, Monticello, Indiana, 47960 ( 574 ) 583 - 8488.