Carl was a lifelong resident of Soddy Daisy, Tn. and a member of Rhea Central Church of God, Dayton, Tn.
He attended and played football for Warren Central High School and Jackson State College in Vicksburg, Miss. He was inducted into Warren Central High School Hall of Fame in 2016. Carl worked in Men’s Ministry and was in the church choir.
He retired from Kenco after 21 years. He is preceded in death by his parents, Charles Archie Blue and Sadie Mae Porter Blue; grandmother and grandfather, Archie & Abbie Blue; father-in-law, Thomas W. Smith and stepfather-in-law, Howard Hyatte.
He is survived by his wife, Tara Colette Smith Blue, Soddy Daisy, Tn.; 3 children, Carla Blue, Picayune, Miss., Kara (Bryan) Fitzgerald, Soddy Daisy, Tn., Carl Blue Jr., Soddy Daisy, Tn.; mother-in-law, Sallie Hyatte, Soddy Daisy, Tn.; 3 brothers, Charles Anthony ( Renee) Blue, Chicago, Il., Charles Archie Blue, Chattanooga, Tn., Kenneth Lydell (Monta) Blue, Sr., Chattanooga, Tn.; 1 sister, Debra (Don) Smith, Vicksburg, Miss.; 4 grandchildren and several aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be held on Saturday, November 04, 2017 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Funeral Services will be held on Sunday, November 05, 2017 2:00 PM
Pleasant Hill AME Zion Church
14111 Lillard Road
Soddy Daisy, TN 37379
Interment will follow in the Pleasant View cemetery in Graysville Tennessee.