John B. Carlson, Jr,
Funeral service for John B. Carlson, Jr, age 72, will be held at 10:30 am on Wednesday, August 14, 2019, at the First Christian Church in Cyril, OK.
John was born on April 25, 1947 in Chickasha, OK. He died at his home north of Cyril, OK on August 10, 2019.
John’s parents were employed by Brown Funeral Home in Chickasha, and John attended school in Chickasha until his sophomore year. His family moved to Cyril, where they owned the Cyril Funeral Home, and he graduated from high school in Cyril, OK, in 1965. He married Cheryl (Schneberger) Carlson, his high school sweetheart, on September 14, 1968. John served in the Air Force in Vietnam, and worked at Ft. Sill as a Civil Servant, the Supervisor of Grounds. He retired in 2007 and lived in Cyril, where he was well known in town for attending football and basketball games, following his kids and grandkids to all their events, and drinking coffee with his buddies at the coffee shop.
John was preceded in death by his parents, John B. Carlson, Sr, and Irene (Cook) Jeter, his brother, Warren, and his wife, Cheryl Darlene (Schneberger) Carlson.
John is survived by son Travis and daughter-in-law LeeAnn Carlson, of Cyril; son Ty and daughter-in-law Jennifer Carlson, of Cyril; daughter Teri (Carlson) Williams of Edmond.
John has five grandchildren: Rachyl, Jaxom, Kole, Averi, and Emery.
Interment will be in the Celestial Gardens Cemetery in Cyril, OK under the direction of McRay Funeral Home of Chickasha.