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Thomas Carson Jr.

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Thomas Carson Jr. Obituary
Thomas Carson, Jr.

Born: Oct. 4, 1981

Died: June 10, 2014

Thomas James "TJ" Carson, Jr., age 32, was born October 4, 1981, to Thomas J. Carson, Sr. and Karen M. Carson in Woodstock, IL. He went home to be with the Lord on June 10, 2014. TJ was gifted with intelligence and he had a heart for humanity and helping others. Everyone who met TJ liked him. TJ was a Wonderful Son and he was such a blessing to our family. TJ was a Loving Husband and Father, a Beloved Brother, and a Dedicated Soldier. In the Army he served four years in South Korea and one year in Afghanistan. He was one of 30 soldiers over the whole world to learn the new satellite technology and was chosen to teach it to other soldiers over the Armed Forces Network -His legacy continues today. He served our country for the last three years as a Civilian Contractor in Afghanistan assisting our troops. He was looking forward to coming home and moving his wife and son from the Philippines to the United States and finishing his degree at Northern Illinois University. TJ longed to be with his family.

Thomas Carson received The Afghanistan Campaign Medal with Campaign Star, NATO Afghanistan Service Medal, Army Commendation Medal, Army Achievement Medal (4th Award), Army Good Conduct Medal (2nd Award), National Defense Service Medal, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, and Korean Defense Service Medal, and Overseas Service Ribbons (2nd Award)

Thomas "TJ" Carson is survived by his wife, Dominga "Mhayanne" (Lobrin) Carson; his son Michael John "MJ" Carson; his parents Thomas and Karen Carson; his sisters MaryAnn Carson, Melissa (Harold, Jr.) Ohrwall; and his nephew Harold W. Ohrwall III; his Grandparents, Nicholas and Bertha Ann Sobol and Patricia Carson; and many loving aunts, uncles, cousins, and friends.

TJ was preceded in death by his paternal grandparents Donald F. Carson and MaryAlice Carson; and cousins, Stephen Carson and Roger G. Whealy.

A memorial service for TJ will be July 12, 2014, at Christian Fellowship Church, 3419 Walkup Road, Crystal Lake, IL 60012; 1 pm visitation and 2 pm memorial service.
Published in the Northwest Herald on July 10, 2014
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