Alton Carlisle, 79

Alton Carlisle, 79, passed away Sunday, January 7, 2018. He was born January 29, 1938 in Scotland County, NC to the late Norbit & Emma Carlisle. Alton had lived in Jacksonville since 1955, was a member of Pleasant Park Baptist Church and was a welder for the Boilermaker Union. He loved fishing and will be dearly missed by all. Alton was predeceased by his daughter, Brenda Sims; brothers, J.T. Carlisle, Roy Carlisle; sister, Libby Cartrette. Survivors include his wife of 57 years, Eva; sons, Michael Carlisle (Rosemary), Roy Carlisle; brothers, Norbert Carlisle (Alfrida), Shelton Carlisle (Kathy), James Carlisle, Elmer Carlisle, David Carlisle (Mary), Ashley Carlisle, Truman Carlisle (Vicky); sisters, Vicky Sue Hardee (Hoyt), Britty Ann Butler (Charley); brother in law, Gregory Sims; grandchildren, Lisa Henwood (Chris), Leslie Carlisle, Lil Roy Carlisle, Christopher Carlisle, Brandon Carlisle; great grandchildren, Caitlin Henwood, Megan Henwood, Payton Henwood, Cheyanne McDonald, Baylee Carlisle; numerous other family and friends. Alton will be cremated and the family will hold private family services on their own at a later date. Arrangements are under the direction of Cedar Bay Funeral Home, 714-1110.