P. Stewart McCarroll

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McCarroll, P. Stewart

P. Stewart McCarroll passed peacefully on April 1, 2017, at the age of 85.

A resident of Athens, TX, since 1992, he previously lived in San Jose, CA, Albuquerque, NM, and Phillips, TX. He was born on May 1, 1931 in Van Buren, AR, to George D. and Georgia Fentress McCarroll.

He graduated from Phillips High School, TX, in 1948, attended Southwestern University, and earned his BS from Colorado State University in 1953. He received his MA from the University of New Mexico in 1955. NSF scholarships allowed him to further his education at Hamilton College, University of Santa Clara, and San Jose State University.

His 36 year teaching career included Garfield Junior High in Albuquerque, NM, and 31 years at Cupertino High School, CA.

Fond of the outdoors, he enjoyed fishing, hunting & camping. Later, training & showing dogs became a life-long passion. After retiring, he raised Brangus cattle in Athens, TX.

He was preceded in death by his brother George F. McCarroll and nephew Dr. George D. McCarroll.

He is survived by his wife Marilyn, daughters Tara Malmberg (Carl), Sheri Wright (Bill), son Michael, grandsons Daniel and Derek Wright, nephews Dr. Duncan McCarroll, Dr. John McCarroll, and Dennis McCarroll, and sister-in-law Patricia McCarroll.

Graveside service will be Saturday, April 29, 2017 at 11:00 AM at Sunset Memorial Park, Albuquerque, NM. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Henderson County (TX) Humane Society.

Published in Albuquerque Journal on Apr. 23, 2017