AMMON, Idaho -- Judson Thomas Carle II, 13, of Ammon, passed away June 24, 2012, at Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center.
Judson was born April 27, 1999, in Sikeston, Mo., the son of Judson Thomas Carle and Jessica Felker Carle. He spent the first seven years of his life in Sikeston before moving with his family to Pittsburg, Pa., where they lived for a year, and then to Blue Springs, Mo., for two years. For the past two years, Judson and his family have lived in Ammon.
He was a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints where he held the office of a deacon and had earned the rank of Star Scout in the Boy Scouts of America program.
Judson was a football player, wrestler and runner. He completed the seventh grade at Sandcreek Middle School. He enjoyed writing music for the piano and loved playing the guitar, reading and sketching pictures.
He is survived by his parents, Judson and Jessica Carle, three sisters, Olivia Madison, Katrina Nicole and Audryn Michele, and a brother, Edward Felker, all of Ammon; and his grandparents, Garry Kindred and Margaret Elizabeth Anderson of Sikeston and Otto and Jan Sargent Hildebrand of Jefferson City, Mo.
Judson was preceded in death by his paternal grandfather, Thomas Franklin Carle, and his maternal grandfather, Clarence Edward Felker III.
Judson was our joy, our happiness and filled our family's souls with light. He was a leader, a faithful friend, an honorable priesthood holder and a pleasure to have in our family. We thank God for allowing him to be part of our family for 13 years.
Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. Thursday, June 28, 2012, at the Ammon LDS North Stake Center, 4363 E. 17th St., with Bishop Rod Draney officiating. The family visited with friends from 6-8 p.m. Wednesday evening, June 27, 2012, at Coltrin Mortuary, 2100 First St., Idaho Falls, and on Thursday a private visitation was held prior to the services at the church.
Friends may call from 6 to 7:30 p.m., Sunday, July 1, at the Ponder Funeral Home in Sikeston. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Monday, July 2, at the LDS Church on Euclid Avenue in Sikeston.
Interment will follow in Forrest Hills Cemetery at Morley, Mo.