Carol E. Wallin

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Carol E. Wallin, 88, of Taneytown, died Monday, July 2, 2012, at Carroll Hospital Center in Westminster.

Born June 15, 1924, in Tennessee, he was the son of the late Rankin and Emma Franklin Wallin. He was the husband of Betty Shelton Wallin, his wife of 63 years.

He served in the Army with the 10th Mountain Infantry Division in World War II. In earlier years, he was owner/operator of Sam's Barber Shop in Fort Meade. He retired as Spring Grove State Hospital's barber in Catonsville after 32 years of service. He was a lifetime member of Littlestown VFW and FOE.

Surviving, in addition to his wife, are daughters Emma Connelly and husband Robert, of Berryville, Va., and Barbara Brown, of Littlestown, Pa.; sons Carroll Wallin and wife Virginia, of Linthicum, and David Wallin and wife Sally, of Hanover, Pa.; grandchildren Lori Tamburo, Lisa Degitz, Shawn Brown, Nick Wallin, Paul Wooton, Charlie Wallin, Jeremy Gruss, and Michelle and Matthew Connelly; 10 great-grandchildren; and brothers Jack and Claude Wallin, both of Afton, Tenn.

He was predeceased by a grandson, Matthew Gruss; a son-in-law, Calvin D. Brown; brothers Kenneth and Bobby Wallin; and a sister, Geneva Wallin.

Viewing will be held from 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday at Little's Funeral Home, 34 Maple Ave., Littlestown.

A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Friday at the funeral home, with the Rev. Timothy J. Kielley, of New Hope Faith Community Church in Littlestown, officiating. Interment will be in Crestlawn Memorial Gardens in Marriotsville with the Maryland National Guard Honor Guard conducting military honors.

Memorial contributions may be sent to the Carroll County Cancer Center, 555 S. Center St., Westminster, MD 21157.

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Published in Carroll County Times on July 4, 2012
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