Forrest Junior Carnley

December 26, 2018

Forrest Junior Carnley, age 90, went to be with the Lord on December 23, 2018 in Pensacola, Florida which also would have been his 68th Wedding Anniversary to our Mother Linnie Earl Carnley. He was born October 09, 1928 to Ira and Mattie Clyde (Harrison) Carnley.

He lived most of his life in Molino, Florida. Dad was the rock in our family. He was the best husband, father, grandfather, great grandfather, brother and uncle. He was exceptionally hardworking and devoted his life to his family.

He retired from St. Regis / Champion after more than 50 years of service. He helped start the Molino Volunteer Fire Department and was a member for many years. He was very proud that his daughter and grandson followed in his footsteps. He enjoyed planting his garden every year to can and give to neighbors and he especially loved to go fishing. He had a fish pond put in and absolutely enjoyed it with his grandson, daughter in-law and great grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his wife Linnie Earl Carnley; brothers, Marvin Carnley, Carrell Carnley, Ivey Nick Carnley and sisters, Lucille Tedder, Margaret Allen and Corine Beaty.

He is survived by his daughters, Shirley Mitchell and Janice Carnley; his grandson and the apple of his eye Chris Mitchell his wife April and great grandchildren, Dezerai Duke, Mailyn Duke, Eli Mitchell and Makaila Mitchell, a very special sister Essie Kirkland and numerous nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held on Friday December 28, 2018 at Faith Chapel North Funeral Home with Rev. Gene Hudson officiating services. Visitation for the family starts at 10:30. The family will receive friends at 11:00 with the funeral beginning at 12:00. Burial will follow at Ebenezer Assembly of God Church Cemetery in Jay, Florida.

Active pallbearers will be Chris Mitchell, Bill Eddins, Robert Mitchell, Michael Rowell, Fred Bergeron, Willie Mack, Marvin Lucas and Steve Ridgeway.
Honorary pallbearers are Margie Mauer, Willie and Kristi Little, JoAnn Hope and Winston Cook.

The family would like to give a special thank you to The Haven of Our Lady of Peace for the wonderful care provided to our father.


One Response to “Forrest Junior Carnley”

  1. Robert Baker on December 28th, 2018 12:12 pm

    I worked at St Regis but did not know him….. will contact family.

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