BOSSIER CITY, LA - A Homecoming Celebration Service will be held for Hulon G. Carkeet on Tuesday, August 10, 2010 at 2:00 P.M. at Central Assembly of God. The family will be receiving friends on Monday, August 9, 2010 from 5:00 - 7:00 PM at Central Assembly of God. Officiating the service will be Pastor Andy Harris of Central Assembly of God. Interment will follow at Hill Crest Memorial Park.
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The Lord called Hulon home on Saturday, August 7, 2010 at Willis Knighton Bossier. Hulon was a faithful member of Central Assembly of God Church for the past 8 years. He was involved in several ministries: choir, senior adults, nursing home and was the lead singer in the Senior Quartet. His love for God, his church and his family was shown in all aspects of his life.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Robert and Kady "Lutricy" Carkeet, his son Rusty Wright and nephew Keith Fletcher.
Hulon is survived by his wife of 29 years, Betty Carkeet and his sister Evelyn Sealy. He is also survived by his children: Robert and wife Mary Carkeet, Tracy Glenn Carkeet, Heather Lynn Carkeet, James "Jim" and wife Vickie Wright, Gidget and husband Charles Hudson; niece Kim Payne and husband Charlie; grandchildren, Jacob, Niki, Hunter Carkeet, Todd Wright, Brandie Guerra, Shannon Babington; great grandchildren, Halie, Hannah, Madison, Jordan, Jimmy, Marissa, Amy and Hunter.
Pallbearers will be Bubba Guerra, Todd Wright, Art Vines, Dale Early, Jay King, and Jimmie Lee.
Honorary pallbearers will be Charles Riley Hudson, Jim Haga and Howard Mitchell.
You may share your memories with the family by visiting www.hillcrestmemorialfh.com.
Published in Shreveport Times on Aug. 9, 2010