Obituary for Robert E. Carlson

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Robert E. Carlson

April 26, 1946 - August 13, 2020


Robert (Bob) Ernest Carlson, age 79 was born on April 26, 1941 in Saginaw, MI to  Ernest Carlson and Marjorie (Wiltse) Carney.

Bob is preceded in death by his father, Ernest Carlson, mother, Marjorie Carney,  and wife Lynn Clements Carlson

Bob is survived by his daughter, Cindy (Dan) Harvey; grandsons, Sam and  Zach (Samantha); great-grandsons Alden & Grayson in Dallas Texas; brother, Richard (Jane) Carlson of  Dublin, OH; niece, Cristie (Carlson) Iwasko of Cincinnati, OH; and cousin, Barb (Carlson) Russell of Saginaw MI.

Bob graduated from Arthur Hill High School and Central Michigan University.

He worked with Wickes Corporation as International Merchandising Director San Diego CA and Saudi Arabia; Trans-Pac Industries Corporation (Lumber Supply), President, Saudi Arabia;  and Hitech Solutions, President  Laguna Woods, CA.

Bob joined the Christ Community Church Laguna Hills, CA and became a became a “Born Again Christian”.  Bob became active in the church’s Bible distribution in Africa, Moving Ministry,  Prison Ministry and Bible study.  Bob  moved to Dublin, Ohio November 6,  2018 and joined the Berean Bible Church and participated in church activities. Bob was proud to be a member of both church families.

Bob enjoyed his retirement in Laguna Woods, California playing golf all year long.  He was an avid Angels, Lakers, and LA Rams fan.  Bob enjoyed hiking and took pride in his fitness exercising.

Bob had a long-term  challenge with leukemia and recently chose to enter Ohio Heath’s Hospice program.  Bob passed August 13, 2020 peacefully with no pain at Ohio Health’s Kobacker Hospice House.   The Carlson family would like to thank all Bob’s doctors, nurses, care takers, and supporters.

No service scheduled at this time.

Kathy edwards posted on August 21, 2020

My condolences to Bob's family. I will miss his smile, conversations at our fellowsgip luncheons, and the ability to shake his hand during our meet and greet time before Sunday Services.


Barbe Crosier posted on August 21, 2020

I only knew Bob briefly, but certainly long enough to recognize him as a faithful and true ambassador for Christ. When I began searching for a new faith family after the closure of my former church, Bob was one of the very first people to welcome me at Berean Bible Church. I could always count on a friendly greeting from him at worship services. He and I became church members/covenant partners at the same time - and while we're no longer able to serve together on this side of life, I rejoice with Bob today that he's now begun both God's perfect rest and perfect work for him in eternity!


Charlotte M Berg Daugherty posted on August 18, 2020

Rich and Jane, Please accept my sincere condolences for the loss of your brother/brother-in-law. I am so sorry to hear of his passing. My love and prayers to both of you. 🙏🏼♥️ Charlotte


Bethany Smeltzer posted on August 17, 2020

I can't remember a time that I didn't know Bob. He was so generous and always looking for ways to help. You were an amazing light Bob.


Jean Hinkin posted on August 17, 2020

So sad to see this! He was a dear man, & will be sadly missed by his family & friends! My deepest sympathy,


Washburne D. Wright posted on August 17, 2020

Dear Rich, Sorry for the loss of your brother. You were a great brother and made the sad ending comfortable. Best and be safe, Wash and Bernadette


 


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