Gerald Hicks Carson, 87, of Stony Point, passed away Tuesday, January 5, 2021 at Carolina Caring in Newton after an extended illness.
He was born October 4, 1933, in Alexander County, to the late Claude Hicks Carson and Zora Ferguson Carson. Gerald was a member of Monticella Baptist Church. He was also founder and co-owner of Dagenhart Wood Carving.
In addition to his parents, Gerald was preceded in death by his wife, Cleda Faye Dagenhart Carson; daughter, Cynthia Carson Tibbits; and a brother, Luther Carson.
Gerald is survived by two sons, Jeffery Carson and wife Tonya of Stony Point, and Tim Carson and wife Jennifer of Georgia; two brothers, Lester Carson and Gene Carson; two grandchildren, Andrew Johnson and Patrick Carson; three step-grandchildren, Alex Keppler, Chris Keppler, and Katarina Corbin; and a great-granddaughter, Cynthia Johnson.
A Graveside Service will be conducted at 3:00 p.m., Monday, January 11, 2021 at Iredell Memorial Gardens. Rev. Steven Carson will officiate. There will be no formal visitation.
Memorials may be given to Carolina Caring Hospice House, 3975 Robinson Rd, Newton, NC 28658.
Condolences may be e-mailed to the family by visiting our website at www.chapmanfuneralhome.com.