OBITUARY

Carlton Ray Pouland

February 10, 1947May 7, 2018
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Services for Carlton Ray Pouland, 71, of Lufkin, Texas, will be held at 10:00 a.m. Friday, May 11, 2018 in the Gipson Funeral Home Chapel, with Van Johnson officiating. Interment will follow in the Concord Cemetery in Zavalla, Texas. Carlton was born February 10, 1947 in Jasper, Texas, the son of the late Elsie (Stringer) and Calvin Pouland. He passed away Monday, May 7, 2018 in Lufkin, Texas Carlton was employed as an operator technician for Georgia Pacific in Lufkin, Texas for 37 years. He served in the United States Navy and was a member of the Homer Masonic Lodge #254. Carlton liked bow hunting and especially enjoyed fishing the local lakes with his father. He embraced most of his hobbies with an obsessive enthusiasm, especially organizing his vast music collection. Most importantly, Carlton was a kind-hearted man who never spoke poorly of anyone and was the first to lend a helping hand to someone in need. It was rare to see Carlton without smile and a loud laugh, or a time when he wouldn’t welcome you into his home. He never met a stranger, and if he did, they wouldn’t be a stranger for long. Carlton loved his family and friends, especially his grandchildren, and they loved him just as much. He never called them by their names, but rather the nicknames that he felt were befitting. Survivors include his wife of 42 years, Marcy Pouland of Lufkin; son and daughter-in-law, Brad and Angel Pouland of Houston; son, Scott Pouland of Denver, Colorado; daughters and sons-in-law, Chris and Susan Adams, Stephanie and Richard Brookshire and Shelley Aguilar and John Foley, all of Lufkin; grandchildren, Abigail, Allyssa, Cooper, Hudson, Lincoln, Madeline, Holly, Collin, Hannah, Maci, Harley, Natalie, Jakob, and Jeremy; sister, Jeannie Wiggins; brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Bill and Mary Alice (Mur) Cook; brother-in-law, Horace “Bud” Askins, Jr.;and a number of nieces, nephews, and other family members. Pallbearers will be Oval Terry, Jerry Wayne Poulan, Russell Harvey, Steve Pavlic, Gary Letney, and Elbert Poulan. Honorary pallbearers will be Emmett Snyder, Terry Poulan, and Tillman Mathews. The family will receive friends from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Thursday evening at the funeral home. Condolences may be offered at www.gipsonfuneralhome.com Services have been placed in the trust of Gipson Funeral Home.

  • FAMILY

  • Marcy Pouland, Wife of 42 Years
  • Brad and Angel Pouland, Son and Daughter-in-Law
  • Scott Pouland, Son
  • Chris and Susan Adams, Daughter and Son-in-Law
  • Stephanie and Richard Brookshire, Daughter and Son-in-Law
  • Shelley Aguilar and John Foley, Daughter and Son-in-Law
  • Abigail, Allyssa, Cooper, and Hudson, Grandchildren
  • Lincoln, Madeline, Holly, and Collin, Grandchildren
  • Hannah, Maci, Harley, and Natalie, Grandchildren
  • Jakob and Jeremy, Grandchildren
  • Jeannie Wiggins, Sister
  • Bill and Mary Alice (Mur) Cook, Brother-in-Law and Sister-in-Law
  • Horace "Bud" Askins, Jr., Brother-in-Law
  • Carlton was also survived by a number of nieces, nephews, and other family members.

    He was preceded in death by his parents, Elsie (Stringer) and Calvin Pouland.
  • PALLBEARERS

  • Oval Terry, Active
  • Jerry Wayne Poulan, Active
  • Russell Harvey, Active
  • Steve Pavlic, Active
  • Gary Letney, Active
  • Elbert Poulan, Active
  • Emmett Snyder, Honorary
  • Terry Poulan, Honorary
  • Tillman Mathews, Honorary

Services

  • Visitation Thursday, May 10, 2018
  • Funeral Service Friday, May 11, 2018
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Biography

Services for Carlton Ray Pouland, 71, of Lufkin, Texas, will be held at 10:00 a.m. Friday, May 11, 2018 in the Gipson Funeral Home Chapel, with Van Johnson officiating. Interment will follow in the Concord Cemetery in Zavalla, Texas.
Carlton was born February 10, 1947 in Jasper, Texas, the son of the late Elsie (Stringer) and Calvin Pouland. He passed away Monday, May 7, 2018 in Lufkin, Texas
Carlton was employed as an operator technician for Georgia Pacific in Lufkin, Texas for 37 years. He served in the United States Navy and was a member of the Homer Masonic Lodge #254. Carlton liked bow hunting and especially enjoyed fishing the local lakes with his father. He embraced most of his hobbies with an obsessive enthusiasm, especially organizing his vast music collection. Most importantly, Carlton was a kind-hearted man who never spoke poorly of anyone and was the first to lend a helping hand to someone in need. It was rare to see Carlton without smile and a loud laugh, or a time when he wouldn’t welcome you into his home. He never met a stranger, and if he did, they wouldn’t be a stranger for long. Carlton loved his family and friends, especially his grandchildren, and they loved him just as much. He never called them by their names, but rather the nicknames that he felt were befitting.
Survivors include his wife of 42 years, Marcy Pouland of Lufkin; son and daughter-in-law, Brad and Angel Pouland of Houston; son, Scott Pouland of Denver, Colorado; daughters and sons-in-law, Chris and Susan Adams, Stephanie and Richard Brookshire and Shelley Aguilar and John Foley, all of Lufkin; grandchildren, Abigail, Allyssa, Cooper, Hudson, Lincoln, Madeline, Holly, Collin, Hannah, Maci, Harley, Natalie, Jakob, and Jeremy; sister, Jeannie Wiggins; brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Bill and Mary Alice (Mur) Cook; brother-in-law, Horace “Bud” Askins, Jr.;and a number of nieces, nephews, and other family members.
Pallbearers will be Oval Terry, Jerry Wayne Poulan, Russell Harvey, Steve Pavlic, Gary Letney, and Elbert Poulan.
Honorary pallbearers will be Emmett Snyder, Terry Poulan, and Tillman Mathews.
The family will receive friends from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Thursday evening at the funeral home.
Condolences may be offered at www.gipsonfuneralhome.com
Services have been placed in the trust of Gipson Funeral Home.