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Lloyd Darwin Carson, Jr.

October 1, 1938 — August 23, 2023

Lloyd Darwin Carson, Jr., 84, of Gilbert, passed away on Wednesday, August 23, 2023. Born in Greenville, SC, he was a son of the late Beulah Long Carson and Lloyd Darwin Carson, Sr. Mr. Carson was an avid golfer, a pilot, a political activist, a United States Army veteran, and also retired from Carolina Eastman after 30 years of service. An interesting fact about Mr. Carson is that he built his very own airplane.

Surviving are his wife of 60 years, Elizabeth "Betty" Carson; children, Paige C. Covington, Michael D. Carson (Roxann), and Bree C. Cox (Simon); grandchildren, Brittany Bell (Zack), Carson Bedenbaugh (Colton), Heather Patterson (Jeremy), Kellie Munsch (Brad), Nichole Carson, Lance Carson, Amelia Cox, Porter Cox, and Beckett Cox; great-grandchildren, Capers Bell, Riggins Bell, Gunter Bedenbaugh, Holden Bedenbaugh, Maizie Bedenbaugh, Lachlan Patterson, Zelda Patterson, Callum Patterson, Tanner Munsch, and Titus Munsch. Also surviving are his siblings, Carroll D. Carson (Nancy) and Amelia J. Carson (Karen). In addition to his parents, Mr. Carson was preceded in death by a brother, Robert Earl Carson.

The visitation for Mr. Carson will be held from 2 P.M. until 4 P.M. on August 27th at Milton Shealy Funeral Home.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Harvest Hope Food Bank, 2220 Shop Road, Columbia, SC 29201, or any food bank of your choice.

To send flowers to the family in memory of Lloyd Darwin Carson, Jr., please visit our flower store.

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