William Lee "Bill" Carson, Sr.

  • Born: December 23, 1934
  • Died: January 12, 2016
  • Location: Judsonia, Arkansas

Powell Funeral Home

1272 Highway 367 North
Bald Knob, AR 72010

Tel. (501) 724-3201

Tribute & Message From The Family

William Lee "Bill" Carson, Sr., 81, of Judsonia, died Tuesday, January 12, 2016. He was born December 23, 1934 in Judsonia a son of the late Everett and Altha (Thacker( Carson. Bill was a retired engineer and had been employed by Boeing and British Areospace. He was an avid golfer and a very talented oil painter. He was a member of the Masonic Golden Rule 90 – Blue Lodge for 55 years, a member of the Scottish Rite and a Shriner for 52 years and a long-time member of the American Legion. Bill was an active member of the Rocky Point Baptist Church.
He is survived by his wife of 26 years, Karen Carson; children, Bill Carson, Jr. (Debbie), Eydie Windle (Brett) and Melanie Purnell (Bobby); siblings, Francis Wooten, Mary Goff (Wayne), Larry Carson (Joyce), Rodger Carson (Marlene) and Glenda Meharg (Eddie); specila friend, Jimmy Graddy; 8 grandchildren and 6 great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by a sister, Laverne Homsley.
Visitation will be held on Friday, January 15, 2016 from 1:00 – 2:00 p.m. Funeral services will begin at 2:00 p.m. at the Powell Funeral Home Chapel in Bald Knob. Cremation will follow. Arrangements are entrusted to Powell Funeral Home, Bald Knob – Judsonia.

Condolence & Memory Journal

Sorry for your loss.

Posted by Rachel Laws - Family   August 25, 2016

Karen & family, that was such a lovely service for Sonny. He was a sweet friend to the Judsonia class of '53. We all loved him & he will be missed.
Love & prayers.

Posted by Ramona Bloodworth Callaway - Cabot, AR - Friend   January 16, 2016

Karen and Family; our thoughts and prayers are with you at this time. Johnny & Mary

Posted by Johnny & Mary Hodges - Bald Knob, AR - Friend   January 15, 2016

I couldn't have made it, caring for my mother.....without the help of Karen and Bill. I came to know Bill during this time. He was a gentleman....and a gentle man.
You helped Bill right up to the end, Karen...and you will be blessed for it.

Posted by Anita Fuller - Greers Ferry, AR - good friend   January 14, 2016

Bill was a very pleasant Man to be around. Was very positive about his wants in his final days and was so easy to visit with. Bill will be missed by many. Bless the family!!!!

Posted by Donna Crenshaw - Searcy, AR - Friend   January 14, 2016

Karen, I am so sorry about
Bill. I remember the good times when we all worked a the fair and sorority parties. You and your family are in my prayers


Posted by Judy Southerland Maddox - Searcy, AR - friend   January 14, 2016

I am so sorry for your loss, Sonny was admired , loved and will be missed

Posted by Tina Bell - judsonia, AR - friend   January 13, 2016

So Sorry for your loss. Sonny will be missed so much by family and all who knew him.

Posted by James Melvin & Bertha Thacker - Judsonia, AR - Cousin   January 13, 2016