Carroll H. Staggs Jr.

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  • "Carrol was one of the good guys who always looked for the..."
    - Michael Simmons
  • "To the Staggs family, Iam so sorry for your loss. To have..."
  • "Dear Waltraut, Laura, Jeff and family. How saddened I was..."
    - Marcia Edwards
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Carroll H. Staggs, Jr, 75, of Westminster, died unexpectedly early Saturday morning, August 1, 2015 at Carroll Hospital Center. Born December 6, 1939 in Cumberland, he was the son of the late Carroll H. Staggs, Sr. and Mary Fern Tressler Staggs. He is survived by his wife of 52 years, Waltraut Flender Staggs. Carroll was a graduate of Frostburg State Teachers College with a degree in Education and earned his Master's Degree in Education from Frostburg. He loved teaching, and was a Science teacher at East and West Middle Schools for 38 years, where he coached middle school basketball. He was very passionate about his church and family and was a very active member of St. Paul's United Church of Christ, serving as the Usher Coordinator, chair of the Worship and Witness Committee, Past President of the Consistory and rang the bell on Memorial Day. Carroll was very active in the Carroll County Education Association and was a representative of CCEA Retired Teachers. He was a member of Carroll County Old Timers Baseball Association and was an avid sports fan of the Baltimore Orioles, Pittsburgh Pirates and attended many local high school and college basketball games. He was always looking out for others and was willing to lend a helping hand. Other loves were spending time outdoors, tending to his garden, fishing and hunting. He travelled on bus trips, attended dinner theatres, and enjoyed having breakfast with family and friends. Surviving in addition to his wife is a daughter, Laura McClelland and husband, William, of Finksburg; son, Jeffrey Staggs and wife, Theresa, of Westminster; brother, David Staggs of Frostburg; a number of nieces and nephews, and a great-niece. He was predeceased by a brother, Roger Staggs. A Funeral Service will be held at 11:00 AM on Wednesday, August 5th at St. Paul's United Church of Christ, 17 Bond Street, Westminster, with his pastor, Reverend Marty Kuchma, officiating. Burial will be private in Deer Park Methodist Cemetery. The family will receive friends on Tuesday from 2-4 and 6-8 PM at the MYERS-DURBORAW FUNERAL HOME, 91 Willis St, Westminster, MD. Memorial contributions may be made in his name to the PO. Box 11454, Alexandria, VA 22312 or to the 1301 York Road, Suite 404, Lutherville, MD 21093.

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Myers-Durboraw Funeral Home - Westminster
91 Willis Street
Westminister, MD 21157
Published in Carroll County Times on Aug. 2, 2015
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