Mr. Ramey Carson, age 56, of Duluth, GA passed away on Sunday, March 15, 2009. He is survived by: wife of 13 years, Helen M. Carson, Duluth, GA; son, David Johnson, Buford, GA; twelve grandchildren; step sons, John Smith, Mark Smith, Diana Colley, Donna Restaino, Delores Nicol; mother, Minnie M. Carson, Decatur, GA; sisters, Evangelist Shirley Carson, Decatur, GA and Brenda Waters, Decatur, GA; special aunts and uncles, Emmailine and Broughton Brooks, Buford, GA and Frank and Bernice Malcom, NC; special sister-in-law, Lupe Carson, Evanston, IL; and several nieces, nephews, cousins, and a host of friends. Mr. Carson was born May 25, 1952 in Gwinnett County, GA. He was a veteran of the U. S. Army. He was a landscaper. He was a member of the Lanier Worship Center in Buford, GA. Funeral services will be held on Thursday, March 19, 2009 at 2:00 p.m. with remains placed in state at 1:00 p.m. at Union Baptist Church in Buford, GA with Dr. Kary E. Harris officiating. Interment will follow in Broadlawn Memorial Gardens in Buford, GA. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Wednesday evening from 7:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. Arrangements by: Junior E. Flanigan of Flanigan Funeral Home and Crematory, Buford, GA, 770-932-1133, www.flaniganfuneralhome.com.