American Veteran 04

Perry Joe Carlton

August 16, 1937 ~ January 13, 2021 (age 83)


Perry Joe Carlton, age 83, passed away Wednesday evening, January 13, 2021 in the arms of family in his home. He was a devoted husband, father, grandfather, great-grand-father, and friend.  He is preceded in death by his parents, Frank & Verna Carlton, brothers Herschel and Russell, sister Elizabeth Upchurch, and great-grandson Isaac Schmitt. He is survived by his wife of sixty-one years, Lois Evadean Carlton and their two sons, Jeff Carlton (wife Lisa) and Jon Carlton (wife Shelli); grandchildren, Mary Gochkoff, Abby Parker, Hannah Schmitt (husband Kyle), Jonathan Carlton (wife Kristen), Luke Carlton, Jared Carlton (wife Heather), Emily Adams (husband Leyton), and Joseph Carlton; great-grandchildren Hayden, Cameron, Robert, Charlotte, Owen, and Julia; and many nieces and nephews.
Perry was a native of Clinton County, Kentucky and served in the United States Air Force. He accepted Christ as his Savior in 1960. After his military service he moved to Lebanon, Tennessee and spent over forty years with Life of Georgia Insurance Company before retiring.  Along with several other families, he and his wife helped start Grace Bible Church where he served as a Sunday school teacher, deacon, and song leader for over forty years.
Visitation will be held Sunday, January 17th from 2-5 p.m. at Grace Bible Church, 255 Franklin Road, Lebanon, TN 37087 with a memorial service directly following, officiated by Jared Helms.  A graveside service will be Monday, January 18th at 11AM at Cedar Grove Cemetery.  

PARTLOW FUNERAL CHAPEL is in care of arrangements 615-444-7007


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January 17, 2021

2:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Grace Bible Church (Franklin Road, Lebanon)

Memorial Service
January 17, 2021

5:00 PM
Grace Bible Church (Franklin Road, Lebanon)

Graveside Service
January 18, 2021

11:00 AM
Cedar Grove Cemetery
609 South Maple St.
Lebanon, TN 37087

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