The service will be held at the Knollwood Cemetery Mausoleum Chapel, 1678 SOM Center Road, Mayfield.
Born June 8, 1931 in Rocky River, he was the son of Glenn and Herthel Carlson. mother survives)
Mr. Carlson was a retired maintenance mechanic, and a U.S. Army veteran.
Survivors include sons, James (Cindy) of Streetsboro, Edward (Debbi) of Phoenix, Ariz., and Eric (Ginger) of Alamagordo, N. Mex.; and daughter Rosemarie (Zachary) Zlocki of Streetsboro; eight grandchildren; mother, Herthel Carlson of Willoughby; brother Bud (Margery) Carlson of Lake Forest, Calif.; sisters, LaVerne Calhoon of Eastlake, and Anita (Ron) McNamara of Ashtabula.