Robert “Bob” Foster Carson, 75, of Glasgow passed away of natural causes at Miles City VA Nursing Home in Miles City, Montana, on Thursday March 30, 2017.
Robert was born in Akron, Ohio to Foster and Geraldine (Glaspell) Carson. He received his high school education at Hower High School in Akron, Ohio. In the early 1990’s he received an Associate’s Degree in Business from MSUB.
Robert had a long and diligent career serving his county and fellow veterans. He joined the Air Force in June 1960 and was honorably discharged in March of 1964. In 1985 he entered the service again with the Army National Guard and served until 2001. He was a Supply Sargent that covered Eastern Montana He then happily volunteered for the DAV for 10 years, racking up an incredible 6,477 hours of volunteered time.
In 1961 he married Donna Nefzger and to this union was born four children, later Bob and Donna went their septate ways. Bob latter married Marilyn Potter- Ellefson and to his family he added two more children.
Bob is survived by his children Earl (Denise) Carson and their children of Glasgow, MT, David Carson of Glasgow, MT, Michael Carson of Billings, MT, Kelly Carson and his children of Missoula, MT, Tami (Todd) Riggs and their children of Glendale, AZ and Daniel (Darci) Ellefson of Glasgow, MT; sisters Pam Spampinato and Vicki Kartye; 14 grandchildren; 8 great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.
A Celebration of Life will be held at 11:00 a.m., Saturday, May 20, 2017 at the Assembly of God Church in Glasgow, Montana, with Pastor Tom Fauth officiating. Military Honors will be provided by the Montana Army National Guard. Inurnment will take place at a later date in Laurel, Montana.