Keith Carlton, 88 of Texarkana, Texas passed away on Friday, June 2, 2023, in
services will be held Monday, June 12, 2023 at 10:00 am at Bell Cemetery under
the direction of Sullivan Funeral Home with Mr. Brad Featherston officiating.
was born Wednesday, September 26, 1934 in Odell, Texas. He was the son of the
late Floyd Carlton and the late Eva Hill Carlton. Keith served as a Captain U.S.
Army in Vietnam and an Airborne Para Trooper. He received two Purple
Hearts and a Silver Star. He was a Principal Broker for Vernon-Davis Real
Estate and the President of the Realtors Association of Texas for many years.
Richard also served as President of the Santa Rosa
Palomino Club and the President of the Hillcrest Country Club.
is survived by one brother, Terry Carlton & wife Catherine of Wichita Falls,
Texas; one sister, Linda Chilton & husband Robert of Vernon, Texas; one
daughter, Kelly Stone & husband Mike of Texarkana, Texas; one son, Chris
Carlton of Vernon, Texas; six grandchildren, Nathan Stokes & wife Whitney of
Texarkana, Texas, Christina Horne & husband Justin of Vernon, Texas, Audra
Stokes & husband Brandon of Maud, Texas, Eric Stokes of Fort Myers, Florida,
Sarah Minor & husband Shane of Vernon, Texas, and Miranda Carlton &
husband Jordan of Tyler, Texas; and twelve great grandchildren. Keith also
leaves behind numerous nieces and nephews.
is preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Jane; one grandson Michael
McCurdy, and his fur baby, Zack.
Memorials can be made to Wilbarger County Humane Society.