Robert "Roc" Carroll
Robert "Roc" Carroll, born November 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 WWII in the Pacific theatre as a Navy seaman aboard the LST 743.
Services are to be held at 3:00 p.m. on Wednesday, August 6, 2014 at the First Assembly of God in Carrabelle, FL. Public visitation will begin at 2:00 p.m. Wednesday, August 6, 2014. A Private burial will follow.
Robert is survived by his wife, Betty Lee Carroll; daughters: Sandra Yurko (Ron), Sonja Creamer (Chester), Sheila Duncan; and son: Roy Carroll (Cathy); seven grandchildren; twelve 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); 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 Rock's tenure at Sims.
Amber Miller and David Conn of Bevis Funeral Home, Harvey-Young Chapel of Crawfordville, FL are assisting the family with arrangements. (850-926-3333 or bevisfh.com)
Bevis Harvey Young Chapel
3106 CRAWFORDVILLE Highway CRAWFORDVILLE, FL 32327
Published in Tallahassee Democrat on Aug. 6, 2014