Wilfred "Gene" Carlton
Wilfred "Gene" Carlton, 85, passed away, Thursday, March 28, 2013 at Deaconess Hospice in Evansville, IN. He was born June 17, 1927 in Evansville.
He worked at Whirlpool as a tool & die maker for 41 years and was a life member of Local 808. He was a member of Salem United Church of Christ Heusler. Gene was a member of the National Rifle Association and Republican National Party. He was an avid gardener and loved to work.
He was preceded in death by his wife of nearly 60 years, Lottie Carlton and son, Wilfred Gene Carlton, Jr.
Gene is survived by sons, Percy & Darcy Carlton; nephew, Mike Scales; siblings, Margie Espenlaub, Marilyn Feulner, Anne Heal, Helen Hideshima, Bobby Carlton, Donald Carlton; grandchildren, Kelly Hill, Kacey Carlton, Darcy Carlton, Jr. Shanna Semones; and 9 great-granddaughters.
Services will be 1:00PM Saturday, March 30, 2013, at Salem U.C.C. Heusler officiated by Pastor Al Schmitz with burial in Salem Heusler Cemetery. Friends may visit Friday, March 29, 2013 from 4:00PM until 8:00PM at Alexander West Chapel.
Memorial contributions may be given to Salem United Church of Christ Heusler, 11325 Lower Mt. Vernon Rd., Evansville, IN 47712.
Condolences may be made online at www.AlexanderWestChapel.com