Waynesboro - Charles Carroll, passed away on January 14, 2021 at Augusta Medical Center in Virginia on January 14, 2021. He was 88. Born on September 26, 1932 in Trappe, Maryland, he was the son of the late Paul Fletcher Carroll and Hannah Ann Ellwanger. He lived in Waynesboro, Virginia since 2001. Charles grew up in Trappe and graduated from Easton High School in 1952. He attended United Wesleyan College, now merged with Houghton College in New York, and received his bachelor's degree in religion. Ordained to The Wesleyan Church, he began pastoring in 1957 in Broomes Island, Calvert County. Several pastor assignments followed: Millenbeck, Danville, Richmond, and Altavista in Virginia; Magnolia Springs on the Gulf Coast of Alabama; later Roanoke, Virginia, Merchantville, New Jersey, and Gumboro, Delaware. In semi-retirement he pastored several United Methodist Churches in the Shenandoah Valley near his Waynesboro home.
Charles is survived by his loving wife, Glenna (Kirtz) Carroll, his son Charles "Greg"(ory) Carroll of North Springfield, Virginia and his daughter, Janice (Charles) Carroll Berstecher of Conyers, Georgia, his sisters, Mable Emerson of Keller, Texas, Sarah Dunn of Destin Florida and Oxford, Eunice Rankin of Allentown, Pennsylvania and Pauline Gangaware of Colebrook, Connecticut and brothers, Fletcher Carroll of Allentown, Pennsylvania and Paul Seth Carroll of Easton, and one grandson, Matthew Charles Berstecher. He was predeceased by his parents, Paul and Hannah Carroll.
A graveside service will be held on Friday, January 22, 2021 at 1 PM at the Oxford Cemetery.
Published in The News Leader from Jan. 20 to Jan. 23, 2021.