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Showalter Blackwell Long Funeral Home

920 Central Ave, Connersville, IN

OBITUARY

Harold "PC" Carlton

August 21, 1932July 31, 2019
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Harold R. “PC” Carlton, 86, died Wednesday July 31, 2019 at Reid Health Hospital in Richmond.

Harold was born to Wesley and Nora Stockton Carlton on August 21, 1932 in Adair County, Kentucky. In 1950 three weeks prior to the start of the Korean War, he enlisted in the U. S. Army. “PC” served as a tank mechanic with the rank of Corporal (T). His military decorations included the Korean Service Metal with five bronze stars. “PC” had been employed at Wallace Metal Products in Richmond for 20 years. He had also owned a radiator repair business. “PC” retired in 1994 from the maintenance department at Fayette Memorial Hospital. He was very active in the community as a valued member of the Eagles, AMVETS, Veterans of Foreign Wars and the Moose Lodge #1160 where he received their highest honor, the Pilgrim Degree.

“PC” is survived by his children: Eddie Carlton and his wife, Kim of Fountain City; Larry Carlton & Rebecca Bergen of Brownsville; Lisa Carlton & Dave Smoot of Avon; two grandchildren and great-grandchildren; many nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parent’s, “PC” was preceded into death by his siblings: Jimmie Carlton, Robert Carlton, Delores “Babe” Hoover, Dallas “Rocky” Carlton, and Audra Cummings.

Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Monday, August 5, 2019, at Showalter Blackwell Long Funeral Home, Myers Chapel, Connersville, with Eric Hopkins officiating. Interment will follow in Brownsville Christian Union Cemetery in Union County with military honors by the Fayette County Veterans Council. Friends may visit at the funeral home from 12 p.m. Monday until the time of service. Memorial contributions may be made at the funeral home to Moose Charities, 155 S. N. International Drive, Moosehart, Illinois 60539. For additional information and to send condolences or memories, go to www.ShowalterBlackwellLong.com.

Services

  • Visitation Monday, August 5, 2019
  • Funeral Service Monday, August 5, 2019
  • Interment Monday, August 5, 2019

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Charlie Pierce

August 6, 2019

Your dad was a great guy, remember all of us hanging out all the time. Or listening to there stories. Now he will be up there with my dad, uncle charlie, an findlay, boy they will really be telling stories. But we all have angels watching over us now. Sorry I didnt make it there was at dayton va.

Butch and Sharon Pierce

August 4, 2019

So sorry for the loss of your Dad. He was a special person. He will always be your "guardian angel" watching over you from his home in Heaven.

Howard Pierce

August 3, 2019

So many fond memories of the good times Dot and I have had with PC. We had lost track of him over the last years since we moved to Pgh, Pa. Rest in Peace, PC. I'll see you again some day, in the sweet BY and BY.

Bob Frost

August 3, 2019

So sorry to hear this. So many good Moose times that will always be cherished. A special friend and my mentor. He deserves all the credit for my advancement in the Moose Fraternity. So glad to have known him. He will be sadly missed. I extend my condolences.

Joyce (Walker) Baker

August 2, 2019

Eddie, Lisa and Larry I am sorry to hear of your dads passing. I spent many days at your house playing when we were kids. Your dad was one of the good ones. Will keep you all in my thoughts and prayers.

Lisa Williams

August 2, 2019

Larry, So sorry for the loss of your dad. I know you done so much for him and enjoyed spending time with him. You were a good son. Know our loved ones are always in our hearts and mind. Stay strong and know God loves you and your family and will get you through this tough time.

Dewight and Lisa

Sharon (Moore) Garrison

August 2, 2019

Eddie, Lisa, Larry,

I am so sorry for your loss. My prayers are with you all and your families 🙏
I pray God wraps his arms around you giving you comfort and peace.

Sharon (Moore) Garrison

Mary Holmes

August 2, 2019

Thinking of all of you. So many good memories of the time I knew PC and all of you.He was very special and will be missed.
Sorry for your loss.

Tim Walker

August 2, 2019

Sorry to hear about PC. I will kept your family in my prayers. Rest In Peace my friend....

Libby Franzman

August 2, 2019

I am so sorry for your loss. Your Dad was one of ny dearest friends. Hugs to all.

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