John Michel "Mike" Carson (1944 - 2015)


John Michel "Mike" Carson, 71, of Brownstown, died at 4:55 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 2, 2015, at Fayette County Hospital in Vandalia.
A private family burial will be at a later date. Visitation was held from 2-5 p.m. on Sunday at Gieseking-Claggett Funeral Home in Brownstown. Memorials: or donor's choice. Online condolences may be expressed at
Mr. Carson was born on Friday, Aug. 11, 1944, in Vandalia, the son of Virgil and Ethel Hilda (Swofford) Carson. He married Nelda Grace Thompson on April 5, 1964.
Survivors include his wife; son, Steven Leon Carson and his wife Angie of Tucson, Ariz.; and daughter, Dawn Marie Schmitt of Jamestown, N.Y.
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Gieseking-Claggett Funeral Home
College & North
Brownstown, IL 62418
(618) 427-3344
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Published in The Leader-Union from Dec. 7 to Dec. 16, 2015
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