Marc Davis Carlton

July 2, 1955 - January 15, 2024
Marc Davis Carlton



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Marc Davis Carlton, age 68, passed away on January 15, 2024, in Hendersonville, North Carolina. Born on July 2, 1955, in Perris, California, Marc was a devoted husband, father, and grandfather. He leaves behind a legacy of love, selflessness, and dedication to his family.

Marc had an illustrious career that spanned over four decades. He owned convenience stores and waste management companies for 45 years, showcasing his entrepreneurial spirit and dedication to providing for his loved ones.

Outside of work, Marc had a zest for life and loved to travel and embark on outdoor adventures with his beloved wife. He cherished creating lifelong memories with her by his side. Additionally, he actively participated in his children’s sports activities, demonstrating his unwavering support and love as a father.

Marc was a faithful member of Asheville City Church, where he found solace and strength in his spiritual beliefs. He also valued education, having graduated from Perris High School in 1973 before attending California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo.

Marc was preceded in death by his parents Coy and Ruby Carlton, as well as his brother Michael Carlton. He is survived by his loving wife of 45 years, Janet Carlton, whom he married on March 10, 1979. His memory will forever live on through his four children: Bryan Carlton, Randi Scontras, Jeffery Carlton, and Robyn Meadows. Marc was also blessed with 16 grandchildren who brought immeasurable joy to his life. He leaves behind a host of other relatives and friends who will deeply miss him.

Services to honor and remember Marc will be held on Wednesday, January 24, 2024, at 2:00 PM, at the Church Street Funeral & Cremation Chapel in Hendersonville, NC.

Marc Davis Carlton will be remembered as a devoted husband, father, and grandfather. His selflessness and dedication to his family were unparalleled, and his presence will be greatly missed. May he rest in eternal peace.


Funeral Service

Wednesday, January 24, 2024
2:00 PM

Church Street Funeral Chapel - Directions
125 South Church Street
Hendersonville, North Carolina 28792

828-309-0103

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  • February 05, 2024
    Shirley says:
    Marc we will miss your smiling face 💐😇

  • January 25, 2024
    Mark Davison says:
    I was very surprised to learn of Marc's passing. I missed seeing him at our class' 50th reunion, as I was out of town. I always remember Marc as a solid, good guy, in my memories from high school. I pray that I will see him again before the throne of our Lord.

  • January 24, 2024
    Darlene Cortez-Farah says:
    Our condolences and love to the Carlton Family. We were honored to see Marc at our 50th High School Reunion in May, 2023; knowing it was going to be our last time together. We are saddened and devastated at the loss of such a very dear friend and classmate. Marc- you will be missed. Until we all meet again - rest easy. We are forever Family and you will forever be in our hearts. Perris High School Class of 1973

  • January 24, 2024
    PUHS Class of 1973 says:
    Our deepest condolences and love to the Carlton Family. We are honored that Marc made it to our 50th class reunion in 2023. You will be missed. Rest easy our dear friend. Your other forever Family - PUHS Class of 1973

  • January 24, 2024
    Nancy McClure Barlow says:
    Marc, You were always such a kind man. My heart goes out to you and all the family and the Heldoorn family who I’ve know for years. Just looking at all the pictures of all of you I can see that you have a wonderful family and enjoyed & loved your family very much. You will be missed.