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Carroll L. Kearney Jr.


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Carroll L. Kearney Jr. Obituary
Carroll L. Kearney, Jr. died on Nov. 12, 2015, in London, U.K. Carroll was born Dec. 31, 1956, in Sweetwater. He graduated Sweetwater High School in 1975. While in SHS he lettered in track (high jump) and basketball. Carroll also achieved the Eagle Scout rank as a senior at SHS. Futhering his education at the University of Texas, Austin, he earned a degree as a chemical engineer in the class of 1980. Carroll was employed by Amaco Oil first in Odessa and then in Houston. Following that he was employed by BP for 32 years until his death.
His engineering career took him from Edinburgh, Scotland where he worked in the North Sea on production platforms to the Caspian Sea off the coast of Azerbaijan in Central Asia. Carroll was instrumental in delivering the AGC Phase 1, 2, and 3 projects and played a key role in achieving the Final Investment Decision for Sha Deniz 2 as well as moving forward the ACG future development in the Caspian Sea. Carroll received the Prosperity Medal from the Azeri government. While living in Baku with his family they were able to travel extensively in the Middle East, Asia and the Pacific Rim countries. He and his family also enjoyed traveling in Europe.
Carroll is survived by his wife Linda; daughters, Jenny and Natalie of the UK as well as his parents, Carroll, Sr. and Anne Kearney of Sweetwater. He is also survived by a brother, Sam and wife Kim of Ovila, TX; and sister, Kelly Burnum and husband Ken of Mesa, Ariz. He also has two nephews and two nieces, along with one great-niece and two great-nephews. He is also survived by aunts, uncles and a host of cousins.
There will be a visitation at the Sweetwater Country Club on Tuesday, Dec. 22, 2015 from 5-7 p.m. Please join his family and friends for this event as all are welcome.
The family requests donations be made to Multiple Myeloma Foundation at: http/www.mmrf.org/donate-to-mmrf/ or the .
Online condolences may be expressed at www.mccoyfh.com.
Published in Sweetwater Reporter on Dec. 20, 2015
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