Robert “Roc” Carroll, born Nov. 25, 1927, went to be with his Lord Jesus Christ on Sunday, August 3, 2014 at the age of 86.
Roc served his Lord by becoming the best at whatever vocation he served, including building contractor, truck driver, pastor, building trade’s teacher and Franklin County building official. His greatest joy was living life with his family and worshipping his Lord.
Robert served during World War II in the Pacific Theatre as a Navy seaman aboard the LST 743.
Services are to be held at 3 p.m. on Wednesday, August 6 at the First Assembly of God in Carrabelle. Public visitation will begin at the church at 2 p.m. A private burial will follow.
Robert is survived by his wife, Betty Lee Carroll; daughters Sandra Yurko (Ron), Sonja Creamer (Chester), and Sheila Duncan; and son Roy Carroll (Cathy); seven grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandson. He is also survived by sisters: Etta Kilbourn (Pierre), Genevieve Putnal (Buz) and Laverne Encalade; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Robert is predeceased by grandson, Robert Leroy Clark; father, Charles J. Carroll; mother, Rozena Walker; step-father: Carl Walker; brothers Charlie (Bernice) and Fernandia (Vonnie); and sisters: Eloise and Elizabeth Mock, and Yvonne Allen.
The Carroll family extends heartfelt thanks and gratitude to the staff of C.C. Sims Veterans Home for their professional diligent and loving care during Roc’s tenure at Sims.
Amber Miller and David Conn of Bevis Funeral Home, Harvey-Young Chapel of Crawfordville, are assisting the family with arrangements.