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Carlton Heath UtleyNovember 24, 1977 ~ June 26, 2017 (age 39)
Carlton Heath Utley, 39, passed away on Monday, June 26, 2017 after a tragic accident. He was born on November 24, 1977 to Carl Edward Utley and Catherine West. He graduated from Colbert Heights High School, Calhoun Community College and received his masters from UAB in public safety. He was elected Colbert county Coroner in 2007 and took great pride in his obligation to the community members. He also was a paramedic with Keller EMS, assistant chief at Spring Valley Fire Department and local business owner. Although he served his community well his greatest pride was his family.
He is survived by his wife of 15 years, Michelle Reece Utley; son, Carlon “Boo” Utley and daughters, Tatum Brooke and Alexah Rae; father, Carl Edward Utley (Sheila); mother, Catherine West; grandmother, Louise Utley, and a host of loving in laws, cousins, and friends.
He was preceded in death by grandfathers, Carl A. Utley, Homer West, cousin and “mamaw”, Mary Sanders, and special buddy Robert Michael Reaves.
The family will greet friends Saturday, July 1, 2017 from 12-2 p.m. at Colbert Memorial Chapel with service immediately following. Brother Greg Beasley and Brother Truman Sutton will be officiating. Burial will be in Poplar Creek Cemetery.
Pallbearers are Keith Reaves, Jeremy Reaves, Justin Reaves, Justin Gasque, Eric Berry, Richard Bohannon, Chris Moreland and Jeff Kilgore. Honorary pallbearers are the 2016 Colbert Heights Micro Football Team, Spring Valley Fire Fighters, Colbert County Assistant Coroners and employees of Keller EMS.
A special thanks to the Spring Valley Fire Department Local EMS/ Fire/ Police and community members for the love and support shown to our family during our devastating loss.
Memorials can be made to Colbert Heights Youth Football League at 637 New Bethel Rd, Tuscumbia, AL 35674.