Jerry Van Carson, age 82, of Cadiz, KY, passed away Tuesday, July 12, 2016, at Jennie Stuart Medical Center in Hopkinsville, KY. Mr. Carson retired in 1986 as a supervisor for Bell South in Hopkinsville, KY. He was a Korean War veteran, serving his country in the United States Navy, and was a member of the VFW. Mr. Carson was of the Methodist faith. He is survived by: his wife of 36 years - Gloria Hurt Carson, Cadiz, KY; one son - Michael Joe Carson & wife, Patty, Columbia, TN; one daughter - Teresa White & husband, Karl, Cadiz, KY; one step son - Michael Thomas Boyd & wife, Michelle, Bonney Lake, WA; two step daughters - Lisa Michelle Tucker & husband, Chad, Cypress, TX; and Rebecca Stewart & husband, Kent, Commerce, GA; thirteen grandchildren; twenty great grandchildren; and two great great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by: his parents - Joseph & Edith Wilson Carson; one daughter - Deborah Kay Carson; one brother - Bobby Carson; and one grandson - Michael Joe Carson, Jr.. Arrangements are being handled by Goodwin Funeral Home, Inc., 138 Main Street in Cadiz, KY where the family will receive friends from 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM Thursday, July 14, 2016. Funeral Service will be at Goodwin Funeral Home at 1:00 PM Friday, July 15, 2016 with the Reverend Kenny Rogers officiating. Burial with full military honors will follow at Green Hill Memorial Gardens in Hopkinsville, KY.
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