EGBERT "ED" McCARROL

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EGBERT "ED" McCARROL, 85, of Fort Wayne, passed away on Monday, Nov. 5, 2012, at Coving ton Manor. Born April 6, 1927, in Harlem, N.Y.C., he toured with the New York Broadway Clowns, a historic Negro basketball league. He retired as Assistant Supervisor of Transportation and Routing from Fort Wayne Community Schools after 30 years. He was a U.S. Army veteran, Airborne, and member of American Legion Post 148. Basketball and jazz were his passions. He is survived by his children, Christine, Kevin, Eric, Tony (Terra), Sybil (Chris Couvillion), and Melissa; and 10 grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents, James and Edna (McNelly) McCarrol; and daughters, Michelle McCarrol and Audrey Prindle. Funeral service is 3 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 10, 2012, with visitation from noon to 3 p.m., at Klaehn, Fahl & Melton Funeral Home, Wayne Street Chapel, 420 W. Wayne St. Guests are invited to wear orange to honor Ed. Private burial in Lindenwood Cemetery. Preferred memorials to East Wayne Street Center. www.klaehnfahlmelton.com

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Published in Fort Wayne Newspapers on Nov. 8, 2012
Egbert S. "Ed" McCarrol
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