Memorial Services for Scott Eugene Carlson, 61, of Tyler are scheduled for 3:00 January 15, 2017 at Bascom United Methodist Church with Rev. Dr. Allison Thompson officiating. He passed away on January 11, 2017 in Tyler. Scott was born on July 24, 1955 in Olean, NY to George and Marilyn Carlson. Scott worked for Marriott for 32 years, where he had the opportunity to live in several different locations in the US and abroad. He began his career in Tulsa, Ok, then moved to Nashville, TN, then to Cairo, Egypt, then to Palm Desert, CA and ending his career in Phoenix, AZ. Upon retirement, Scott and Cynthia (Cindy) moved to Tyler in 2015. He is survived by his wife of 42 years, Cynthia Bergstrom Carlson, daughter Kelli Barr and husband Jeremy, son James Carlson and wife Ashli, grandson Ty Barr, granddaughter Katie Barr, father George Carlson, brother Mark Carlson, and sister Martha Hoge. Scott was preceded in death by his daughter Katie Ann Carlson, mother Marilyn Dayton Carlson, and sister Penny Marra. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Bascom United Methodist Church, 12055 FM 848, Tyler, Texas 75707.
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