On Tuesday, October 9th, 2018 Carl Franklin Travillian Jr. passed away at the age of 61. Carl was born on November 28, 1956 in Lawton, Oklahoma to Carl Franklin “Frank” Travillian Sr. and Dorothy Travillian of Dalton. He graduated from Dalton High School and was a graduate of Brenau University where he received his degree in criminal justice. Carl went on to work for University Police at the University of Georgia and was a parole officer before becoming Georgia’s Firearm Instructor for the Georgia Department of Pardons and Paroles in Forsyth where he retired. Carl was incredibly active in the community. He was a member of the Dalton Lodge #105 and served two terms as President of Kiwanis in Forsyth. Carl was a Methodist in his faith and spent his life in service to others. He was preceded in death by his father, Carl Franklin “Frank” Travillian Sr. Carl is survived by his mother Dorothy Travillian of Dalton, his wife Gail Travillian of Forsyth, and sister Pam Travillian of Dalton. He is also survived by his children, Carla and Preston Munsey (Bethany), Elizabeth and Glenn Atkinson (Glenn Carl and Melanee), and Matthew and Kathryn Travillian (Joseph), and his step children Sherry Neal and Dan Wright (Latha and Neal Thomas), Emily and Nick Duke (Helen and Caroline), and Ashley and Dominick Simeone (Dominick and Penny). Other than loving his grandchildren, Carl was an avid collector of hats, matches, and rocks from across the world. He loved watching the Dawgs play on Saturdays and was talented at woodworking. He was also an advocate to man’s best friend and could always be found loving on his dogs. Carl had the unique ability to make everyone in the room laugh, no matter how tough the situation. To know Carl was to love Carl and he will be greatly missed.Services will be held on Saturday, October 13th at 11:00am at Monroe County Memorial Chapel in Forsyth at 86 West Main Street, Forsyth, GA 31029. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to Save A Pet.Monroe County Memorial Chapel has charge of arrangements.