Carlton Lamar Black, 73, of Chattanooga, died on Sunday, February 3, 2013 in Mobile, Alabama.
A longtime resident of Chattanooga, Carlton was employed with Shaw Industries for the past 20 years. He was a member of Shield Baptist Church and a veteran of the US Navy.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Ernest and Annie Lou Black.
Survivors are his wife, Patsy Black; two daughters, Carla (Marty) Lee, Ringgold, and Cindy (Rod) Vincent, East Ridge; two sons, Rusty (Michell) Howell, East Ridge and Jody Howell, Arizona; 11 grandchildren; two great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held on Friday, Feb. 8, at 1 p.m. in the chapel with Reverend Bill Proctor officiating. Burial will follow at the Chattanooga National Cemetery with Marty Lee, Rod Vincent, Joey Lee, Lowell Sharpe, Joe Jowers and Jimmy King serving as pallbearers.
Visit www.heritagefh.com to share words of comfort to the family and to view the memorial tribute.
Memorial contributions may be made to Shield Baptist Church, Missions Fund c/o Connie Fouts, 180 Fouts Way, Chickamauga, Ga. 30707.
The family will receive friends on Thursday, Feb. 7, from 3-8 p.m. at Heritage Funeral Home, 3239 Battlefield Parkway.