John Auther Carlson Jr. of Farmville, VA passed away on October 23, 2021. He is survived by his wife Evelyn Carlson, one sister Alida Greenlalgh, two nephews Alex, Charlie, who he loved greatly, one niece Amy, a step daughter Patricia and stepson Stuart. John was a maintenance, heating and air specialist. He will be greatly missed. Shorter Funeral Home is serving the family.