Bryce E. Carlen

March 1, 1985 ~ August 28, 2020 (age 35)


Bryce E. Carlen, 35, of Greenup, IL passed away at 9:40 pm on August 28, 2020 at Barnes Jewish Hospital in St. Louis.

Graveside funeral services will be at 10:00 am on Wednesday September 2, 2020 at Harmony Cemetery rural Greenup, IL. A drive by visitation will be from 5:00 to 7:00 pm on Tuesday evening at the Barkley Funeral Chapel in Greenup, IL.

Bryce was born on March 1, 1985 in Effingham, IL to Ronald Dean Jr. & Trudy (Hutson) Carlen. Bryce was a 2003 graduate of Cumberland Highschool and a 2005 graduate of Nashville Auto Diesel College. He worked at Rush Truck Sales in Effingham for more than 6 years.

Bryce is survived by the two most important girls in his life; daughters Makenzi Jo Carlen and Sophia Grace Carlen; also surviving is his parents Ronald Dean (Linda) Carlen and Trudy (Dan) Green; grandparents Ron and Elaine Carlen; siblings Chris (Tausha) Green, Jarod (Danielle) Carlen, Bryan (Rachel) Green, Danielle (Jerry) McClain, Crystal (Neal) Lamb, adopted brother and niece Kurt Shupe and Sophia Shupe; a special family friend Javetta Kemper; and a host of cousins, aunts,uncles,nieces and nephews.  Bryce was preceded in death by a brother Ronald Dean “RD” Carlen III and grandparents Cloyce and Ruby Hutson.

Bryce attended the Hidalgo Baptist Church. In lieu of flowers Memorial donation can be made to Bryce Carlen for the future care of his girls in care of the First Neighbor Bank P.O. Box 127 Toledo, IL 62468.  Online condolences can be expressed at


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Drive By Visitation
September 1, 2020

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM

Graveside Service
September 2, 2020

10:00 AM

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