Kevin Carson

Kevin Adams Carson

1956 - 2019

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A memorial service will be held from 12:30-6 p.m. Saturday, April 27, at The Chattaway in St. Petersburg, Florida, for Kevin Adams Carson, 63, of Kenneth City, Florida, who died April 16 following a brief illness.

Born Jan. 10, 1956, in Portsmouth, Virginia, Kevin was founder and owner of Adams-Carson Corp., the umbrella company that operates DJE Store Fixtures in Largo, Florida, and the online store He previously worked for 25 years with Modern Graphic Arts in St. Petersburg, Florida.

A graduate of Pinellas Technical College, Carson also attended Copiah-Lincoln Junior College in Natchez, Mississippi. He was a 1973 graduate of South Natchez-Adams High School.

While he lived in Natchez, Carson worked at the Natchez Democrat and was an on-air personality at the local radio station WNAT-AM.

He moved to St. Petersburg in 1977 and fell in love.  He and Cindy Tribble married in 1981, and began to make a family together. Although he enjoyed music, local sports, and nature, his love for his family and friends meant everything to him.

He was preceded in death by his daughter, Amy Elizabeth Carson; his mother, Martha H. Koon; his stepfather, Warren H. Koon; his father, Burton E. Carson II; and his brother, Burton E. “Skip” Carson III.

Survivors include his wife, Cindy Tribble Carson, of Kenneth City; a son, Shawn Carson, and his wife, Amanda Munoz Carson, of St. Petersburg; a grandson, Elijah Carson of St. Petersburg; a granddaughter, Matilda Carson of St. Petersburg; two sisters, Kim Carson-Whitt (John) of Moselle, Mississippi, and Kelly Carson of Gothenburg, Nebraska; and a host of nieces and nephews.

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Memorial Service

12:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Saturday, April 27, 2019
The Chattaway
358 22nd Ave S
St. Petersburg, Florida, United States