Services for E.C. "Little Red" Carlson, 79, Lawrence, will be at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday at Warren-McElwain Mortuary. Rev. Dennis Chadwick will be the officiant.
Mr. Carlson died Sunday at his home following a long illness.
He was born July 31, 1910, in Lecompton. Mr. Carlson lived in Lawrence from 1919 to 1984, when he moved to Arizona. He returned to Lawrence in March.
A retired maintenance worker for Hercules Inc., he also farmed northeast and southwest of Lawrence as well as being a rural mail carrier.
He married Marie Williams on June 5, 1938, in Olathe. She survives of the home.
Other survivors include a son, Chris Carlson, McLouth; a daughter, Darla Cox, Twin Falls, Idaho; a sister, Fae Burr, Costa Mesa, Calif.; five grandchildren; and three great grandchildren.
The family will meet friends from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. today at Warren-McElwain Mortuary.