John P. Carson
Ft. Worth, TX - John P. Carson, 77, passed away Saturday, Nov. 23, 2013, in Fort Worth.
Funeral: 1:00 p.m. Friday at Trinity Episcopal Church in Fort Worth. Burial: 4:00 p.m. Friday at Granbury Cemetery in Granbury.
Memorials: In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Fort Worth Opera.
Mr. Carson was born Aug. 20, 1936, in Fort Worth, to George Harold Carson and Mary Ruth Redding Carson. He married Leta Nelle Thomason, June 17, 1967, in Granbury, and she preceded him in death on May 17, 1999. John graduated from Fort Worth North Side High School and Texas Christian University where he received his BA and Master's Degrees. He served as an officer in the U.S. Navy. He was a member of Trinity Episcopal Church. He was active with the Fort Worth Opera Guild and served on their board. John also supported the Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra.
Survivors: son, Phillip Carson and wife, Julie; grandchildren, Natalie Rose Carson, Thomason Joseph Carson; sister, Jackie Blackburn; sister-in-law, Mary Strain; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Wiley Funeral Home
Published in Shreveport Times on Nov. 27, 2013