Hubert “Tip” Carlen, 101, of Greenup, IL. passed away at 5:58 am on September 12, 2021, at Heartland Nursing & Rehab Center in Casey, IL.
Funeral Services will be at 11:00 am on Friday September 17, 2021 at the Barkley Funeral Chapel in Greenup, IL. Visitation will be from 10:00 to 11:00 am on Friday morning at the funeral chapel. Burial will be in the Jack Oak Cemetery rural Greenup, IL.
Hubert “Tip” was born December 18, 1919 in Greenup, IL. to Lawrence and Mamie (Vaughn) Carlen. He married Catherine Ashby on October 13, 1945, and she preceded him in 2002: Survivors include two grandsons, Troy (Kim) Huddlestun, and Adam (Candis) Carlen: Five great grandchildren Kaylee Huddlestun, Sydney Huddlestun, Gabrielle Carlen, Isabelle Carlen, and Rylan Carlen. Tip was preceded in death by his parents, son Richard in 1981; daughter Patricia “Patty” in 2011; grandson Dane Light in 1988; brothers Robert and Floyd Carlen; sisters Lela Wendling, Lena Wofford, Harriett Laymon, Shirley Poffenbarger, Jane Jones, Madonna Seitz, and Dorothy Henderson.
Tip was a farmer and he also worked at ASCS for 18 years. He served on the Cumberland County Board of Review for 16 years. He served his country in the US Army during WWII from 1941-45. He was a member of Jack Oak Church of God, and taught Sunday school for 50 years. Memorials can be made to: Jack Oak Church or Greenup First Southern Baptist Church.
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