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In Memoriam, Brad Carson, March 25, 1964 – April 2, 2024

Brad Carson

Brad Carson, age 60 of Pompano Beach, Florida, passed away on April 2, 2024, following a 5 year battle with cancer. He was born on March 25, 1964, a beloved son to James and Judith Carson in Westerly, Rhode Island. Brad graduated from the University of Rhode Island with a bachelor’s degree in communications. Brad moved to Florida in the early 1990’s and has been a resident of Ft Lauderdale and Pompano Beach.

Brad excelled at Football and was a three-year letterman as a defensive lineman for the University of Rhode Island Rams from 1983-1985. He earned first-team All Yankee Conference and second Team all New England honors as a senior in 1985. He helped the Rams to back to back Yankee Conference and two berths in the NCAA playoffs in 1984 and 1985. The Rams reached the Division I-AA semifinals in 1984 and the quarterfinals in 1985 with the team being ranked as high as No. 2 nationally. Brad was inducted into the University of Rhode Island Athletic Hall of Fame in 2004, and the Providence Gridiron Club Hall of Fame in 2022. After football, Brad practiced jiu-jitsu and was ranked as No. 1 regionally and nationally.

Brad worked as a manufacturer’s representative in the refrigeration and air conditioning industry for 30 years. Predeceased by his father James Carson, Brad leaves behind his mother, Judith Carson, his beloved brothers David and Jay Carson, sister in law Michele Carson, nephews Michael Carson and Brady Carson, and nieces Jennifer Ferrell and Grace Carson, great nieces Eloise Ferrell and Nora Ferrell.

Funeral Services were held April 13, 2024, at Kraeer Funeral Home in Pompano Beach.

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