Carson John Courson, Jr.

February 18, 1949 ~ April 21, 2020 (age 71)


Carson John Courson, Jr., age 71, of Baxley passed away Tuesday, April 21, 2020 at Appling Healthcare System.

Mr. Courson was born February 18, 1949 to the late Carson John Courson, Sr. and the late Dorothy Marie Walker Courson. He was a member of Woodlawn Baptist Church and was a Truck Driver for Wooten Trucking.

In addition to his parents, John is preceded in death by a son, Scott Courson, sister, Cheryl Rexroat and two brothers, Timothy Courson and Stephen Courson.

Survivors include his wife of 52 years, Linda Courson of Baxley; daughter, Becky Courson Lord of Baxley; sister, Lynn (David) Lowe of Hendersonville, TN; sister in law, Suzanne Courson of Baxley; five grandchildren, Katy (Patrick) Lewis, Matthew (Pablena) Lord, Jessica Lord, Dustin Courson and Cody Fennell and five great-grandchildren, Jaydin Lewis, Landen Lamb, Riley Fennell, Ryker Ashmore and Rhea Fennell. Several step great grandchildren also survive.

A private graveside service will be held at Omega Cemetery with Rev. Rick Brown officiating.

Active Pallbearers will be Bryon Courson, Ernest Andrews, Trent Head, Matthew Lord, Dustin Courson and Tabitha Medders.  

Arrangements are under the direction of Swain Funeral Home.

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