William H. Carson II

Virginia Beach, Virginia

1941 - 2017


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William H. Carson IIVirginia Beach - William H. Carson II, 76, passed away at his home in Virginia Beach on Thursday. A graduate of the US Naval Academy's Class of 1964, Bill served on nuclear submarines until his retirement in 1984. He earned his master's degree from Old Dominion University, and...

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As a former classmate I remember Bill so well from the Syracuse schools.
My condolences to his family and friends.
I know he will be missed.

Brotherhood of the Dolphin

To the Carson Family,

On behalf of the Charleston Base SUBVETS and Swamp Fox Chapter SUBVETS WWII, I offer you our sincere condolences on William's passing. We grieve with you on the loss of your loved one and our shipmate. The SUBVETS will have your family in our thoughts and prayers. There is no expiration date on the back of our dolphins and William, who earned his 'fish' when he qualified on USS NATHANAEL GREENE SSBN 636, will always be remembered as a Brother of the Phin and...

RIP Mr. Carson.. He was my Geometry teacher in 10th grade.. Very funny and nice.. Prayers for everyone

Pat, Drew, and family, I first met Bill when we served together as Tactics instructors at Submarine School in 1976. No matter how early I arrived each morning, he was always there to greet me - causing me to wonder if he ever went back to his home on Pachaug Pond. He was dedicated to his students and his mission to turn out the best submarine department heads.
Many of the Force leaders into the next century would remember him and the lessons that he taught so well. i know for a fact...

Pat and the Carson family. Please accept our heartfelt sympathies for your loss. My wife and I are one of the many parents who have been lucky enough to have been associated with the Princess Anne Crew Club for the past four years. Mr.Carson's kindness and generosity afforded us the unique opportunity to witness first hand how this sport has positively improved my daughter's and our lives. We will never forget Mr. Carson, Milo and Harvey.

I was Bill's housemate with others in New London, Vallejo, Idaho Falls, and Charleston in the Submarine Force from 1964-68, and he stood in my wedding in 1969. He will always be one of my best friends and favorite people, and will be missed. Ah, youth, what fun we all had, and what stories. A true gentleman! Phil Becnel USNA64.

I first met Bill the day that I checked-in aboard USS SEA DEVIL (SSN-664) in Port Everglades, Florida on that banner day in 1969. He was the Weapons Officer and held down a great office of responsibility in that submarine's wardroom. He immediately won me over with his smile and easy demeanor. After serving with him for several patrols, I can vouch for his integrity, patriotism, dedication to duty, intelligence, and unique ability to always befriend the enlisted ranks from a distance. It...

My deepest condolences go out to the Carson family. As the mother of a former Princess Anne Crew Club member, I will be forever grateful to Mr. Carson for his kindness, hospitality and support of ALL those crew kids over the years. My daughter spent all four years at the Carson's, and her time there taught her an a new sport (and lifelong hobby), but more importantly it taught her life lessons in leadership, responsibility and teamwork.

Bill and I were casual friends. He was a good neighbor and valuable member of our community; he was a proud Veteran and loving family man. He was quick to smile and wave whenever he saw you.
I will miss his humor, determination and willingness to help.
May Godd Bless him and his family.