Steven Wayne Carlton, 53, of Benton, formerly of Rockwall, Texas, went to be with the Lord Saturday, January 12, surrounded by his loved ones. He was born in Plant City, Florida on March 14, 1959. He was a master mechanic and was excellent with small engine repair, which he taught at Garland High School in Garland, Texas. He was a member of Abundant Life Assembly of God in Bryant and loved anything outdoors including hunting, fishing, camping, and canoeing.
He is survived by his wife of seventeen years, Vickie Lynn (Keen) Carlton of the home; his children, Melanie Ann Knight and fiancé Drew Hutchinson of Little Rock, William Christopher Knight and wife Princess of Fayetteville, North Carolina, Erin Elizabeth Carlton of Rockwall, Texas, and Jacob Steven Carlton of Benton; one grandchild, Madeline Grace Knight of Fayetteville, North Carolina; his parents, Allen Gordon Carlton and Sharon Mae (Garman) Carlton of Garland, Texas and other relatives and friends.
Funeral services are 2 p.m. Tuesday, January 15, at Abundant Life Assembly of God with Bro. Sam Crenshaw and Bro. Norman Riordan officiating. Interment will follow at Mt. Harmony Cemetery in Haskell.
Visitation will be 6 to 8 p.m., Monday, January 14, at Roller-Ballard Funeral Home in Benton.
Memorials may be made to Development Myeloma Institute for Research and Therapy, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, 4301 West Markham, #816 Little Rock, AR 72205-9985.
Online guestbook: www.rollerfuneralhomes.com/ballard