Born July 13, 1940 in Greeley Colorado. To Leroy "Pete” and Roberta Carlson. He passed away on November 17, 2021 in Loveland Colorado. He was married to Sharon Carlson on April 12, 1963. They had Seven children and adopted one more son. He is survived by his sister Nancy Allen of Greeley Colorado; His children Nikki Padilla (Rob Luna) of Rexford Kansas, Shawn Terrel (Randy Terrel) of Loveland Colorado, Chad Carlson of Colby Kansas, Todd Carlson of Red Feather Colorado, Tonya Carlson of Milliken Colorado, Rachelle Dalton (Jay Dalton) of Lake Crystal Minnesota, Isiaha Carlson of Milliken Colorado. Several Grandchildren Tabatha Carlson of Milliken Colorado, Tristan Carlson of Milliken Colorado, Trevor Carlson of Milliken Colorado, Michelle Carlson of Loveland Colorado, Christopher Carlson of Milliken Colorado, Deena Dalton of Lake Crystal Minnesota, and Doree Dalton of Minnesota; In addition, he had three Step Grandchildren of Lake Crystal Minnesota. He had five Great Grandchildren and one Great Great Granddaughter. He is proceeded in death by his loving wife of 58 years Sharon Carlson, his parents, his Daughter Cherise Carlson, and Two Grandchildren Cody Sanchez and Shanelle Padilla, three brother in Laws, and a nephew. He loved his Family and talking about all of the amazing projects he worked on throughout the years as a master carpenter. He very proudly server with both the Navy and Army before working as a carpenter from which he retired. Once he retired, he kept busy by working part time at Johnson’s Corner and enjoying time with his family.