Eugene (Gene) Knight Carlson, age 55 went to be with the Lord on the morning of October 27, 2021. Gene was born in Birmingham, Alabama on October 10, 1966, to his mother Carol Nell Knight (Carlson) and Robert Henry Carlson III. Gene was the middle child of three children and leaves behind his sister Catherine Gustavson and his brother Robert Carlson IV. Gene went to Briarwood Christian School and graduated in 1985. He attended Auburn University and graduated from the University of Alabama at Birmingham with a Bachelor's degree. Gene owned
Custom Window Coverings in Durango, Colorado for 26 years. He married Jamie Lyn Ross and became a father to her two daughters Jaylie Ross and Jaida Ross on November 17, 2001. Gene and Jamie had Cayanne Knight Carlson and Cade Eugene Carlson in 2002. Gene was a man of God and was an avid outfitter, fisherman, and a wonderful father, husband, brother, son, uncle, and friend. Memorial Services will be held at Pine Valley Church in Bayfield, Colorado on November 4th at 11:00 am. In lieu of flowers, the family requests financial assistance for services through their GoFundMe account.
Published by The Durango Herald on Nov. 1, 2021.