Billy Joe Carson
Shadow Mountain Mortuary
2350 East Greenway Road
Phoenix, AZ
Carson, Billy Joe
78 peacefully passed away in his New River, AZ home on 06/14/2012. Billy was born on November 17, 1933, to his father Earlie and mother Willie Tidmore Carson in Collinsville, Alabama. Surviving Bill is his loving wife Debra Carson, Daughter, Rachael Carson, Sister Janice Carson Mills, Brother Mackie Carson, and Grandchildren, Jacob and Alex Almond. Billy was often asked if his name was William and his reply was simply..."Billy Joe". Billy Joe left Alabama at the age of 18 knowing then that Phoenix had a lot of promise for the construction industry and the open ranching land which eventually drew him to owning and operating his own ranches. His was drafted into the Army during the Korean war conflict. After his completion of the Army tour Billy returned to Phoenix to pursue his education and immediately started developing his own successful commercial construction companies, the last being Five Star Contracting where his long time friend and dedicated employee "Misty' held a key role in keeping things running smoothly. Visitation will be held on Monday, June 18, 2012 4:30 PM to 7 PM at Shadow Mountain Mortuary, 2350 E Greenway Rd. Funeral service will be Tuesday June 19 at 9:00 AM, immediately following will be a Military service at the National Memorial Cemetery at Pinnacle Peak & Cave Creek Rd. at 10:30 A.M. Please visit to leave a message in the guestbook.-

Published by The Arizona Republic on Jun. 17, 2012.
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Bill was a man of honor and from the old school where manners and your word was was a handshake. You will truly be missed our dear friend.
Dorothy Goodman & Pat Orr
June 18, 2012
We are so sorry to hear of Bill's passing Our hearts go out to you at this time and in the days ahead. Debbie our thoughts and prayers are with you and the family during this diffictult time. May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow and may your hearts soon be filled with wonderful memories of joyful times together as you celebrate a life well lived. From his fellow penning friends...The Tidey FamilY ( Andy, Debbie, Jess and Ashely Tidey)
Andy and Debbie Tidey
June 18, 2012
Our condolences to his family. Bill was truly a cheerful and pleasant man. It has been an honor and privilege to know him and to work with him. Jeff Carr (wife Karen)
June 18, 2012
Debbie you are in our thoughts and prayers...Ken and Talli Hewlett
June 17, 2012
As my step father said at my Mothers vewing Bill is in Gods Hands now. Always in our thoughts Richard & Goldie Dollarhide Robert Dollarhide and kids.
June 17, 2012
Sorry to hear about Bill's passing. You are in our thoughts and prayers. Russ and Vickie Ranft
Russ Ranft
June 17, 2012
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