April 02, 2013 12:41 AM | 1648 views | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend | print
Dennis Carlson, age 66, passed away peacefully at his family’s home on Sunday, March 31, 2013 from complications of cancer surgery. Dennis was born in Anacortes, WA on July 22, 1946. He spent his youth there before his family moved to South Carolina in 1964. He graduated from Rock Hill High School in 1966. He went on to attend Clemson University where he received both his BS and MS in Ceramic Engineering. Dennis went on to become the President of NRG Ceramics, Inc. in Marietta, GA. Dennis was a beloved son, brother, father, cousin and friend. As a true individual who shared his “can-do” attitude with the world, Dennis constantly challenged himself to be his best. He lived a vibrant life and touched the lives of those around him – be it strangers on the street or those who loved him and surrounded him every day. Dennis was the devoted son of Alice Carlson; proud father of Derek, Nikki, Lisa, and Jennifer Carlson; devoted husband of many years to former wife, Peggy Carlson; loving brother to Janice Glascock, wife of Gale Glascock and parents of Rebecca Gale and Chris Glascock. Dennis was predeceased by his father, Arthur Carlson, and his sister, Edith Carlson. The visitation will be held Tuesday, April 2 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM. A memorial service will be held on Wednesday, April 3 at 11 AM. Mayes Ward-Dobbins Funeral Home at 180 Church Street NE, Marietta, GA 30060 is in charge of funeral arrangements. The family requests in lieu of flowers, please make donations to MUST Ministries. 770-428-1511
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