He was born in Largo, FL July 11, 1924 to Charles Burton Carlton, Sr., and Thelma King Carlton. Junior was a longtime member of First Baptist Church of Marianna.
He is preceded in death by his parents; his sister, Irma Nell Bufkin; brothers, Franklin Haywood Carlton and Jack Wesley Carlton.
Junior is survived by his wife, Thelma Pilcher Carlton of Marianna; daughter, Janet Carlton Carson of Sarasota; stepdaughter, Beth Pilcher Bundy & husband, Kevin of Grand Ridge; granddaughter, Catherine Jane Carson & husband, Michael Wesley Meltzer of Orlando; several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be at 2 PM Wednesday, May 26, 2021 at James & Sikes Funeral Home Maddox Chapel with Pastor Vince Smith officiating. Interment will follow in Pinecrest Memorial Gardens with James & Sikes Funeral Home Maddox Chapel directing.
The family will receive friends Wednesday, from 1-2 PM, one hour prior to the funeral at James & Sikes Funeral Home Maddox Chapel in Marianna. In lieu of flowers those wishing may make contributions to the charity of choice.