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Donald Carlson

March 14, 1940 — June 28, 2018

Donald Allen Martin Carlson, 78 of Jones Creek, passed away surrounded by his family Thursday morning, June 28, 2018 after a long battle with cancer. Donald was born to Jacob Donald (JD) Carlson and Mae Margaret Glynn Carlson on March 14, 1940.

Donald was a loving and devoted man, father and husband. He worked at Dow chemical for 32 years from 1962 to 1994 when he retired. Donald served as the youngest Master Mason at Velasco Lodge 757 in 1966. He was a devoted mason and never missed the opportunity to assist lodges with degrees. He was a mason from 1962 until his passing. Donald loved to take his grandkids and great-grandkids fishing, boating and metal detecting.

Funeral services will be held 2:00 pm Monday, July 2, 2018 at Baker Funeral Home in West Columbia with Pastor Clifford Robertson, Jr. officiating. The family will receive friends from 1:00 pm until service time. Burial will follow at Gulf Prairie Cemetery in Jones Creek. Serving as pallbearers will be Anthony Kalojaco, Ronnie Hatfield, Kenneth Jackson, Jason Harris, Daniel Partida, and Jason Whisenant.

Donald is survived by his wife of 60 years, Betty Borders Carlson; daughters, Pamela Sue Carlson Thomas (Doug), and Cheryl Ann Carlson (Jim); son, Christopher Allen Carlson (Melanie); grandchildren, Jason A. Barber (Edith), Tracy Lynn Barber Barrera (Michael), and Chanelle Fiala (John); great-grandchildren, Aidan and Kaylee Fiala,and Ellington and Emerson Barrera; and brother, William G. (Billy) Kristof (Tracy).

He is preceded in death by his parents, Jacob Donald (JD) Carlson and Mae Margaret Glynn Carlson Kristof; grandson, Clinton Lee Bailey, Jr. (Tiger); and his step-father, William Glenn Kristof.

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Visitation
Monday, July 2, 2018
1:00 PM 7/2/2018 1:00:00 PM - 2:00 PM 7/2/2018 2:00:00 PM
Baker Funeral Homes - West Columbia

634 S. Columbia Drive
West Columbia, TX 77486

Baker Funeral Homes - West Columbia
634 S. Columbia Drive West Columbia 77486 TX
United States
Service
Monday, July 2, 2018
2:00 PM 7/2/2018 2:00:00 PM
Baker Funeral Homes - West Columbia

634 S. Columbia Drive
West Columbia, TX 77486

Baker Funeral Homes - West Columbia
634 S. Columbia Drive West Columbia 77486 TX
United States
Location

Gulf Prairie Cemetery Final Resting Place

Jones Creek, TX

Jones Creek TX
United States
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