Jammie William Carroll
Polk City - Jammie William Carroll, 47, was called to be with the Lord May 31, 2021. He was born February 6, 1974, one of four children to Frank and Pamela (Grimes) Carroll. Jammie grew up on a farm West of Granger. He attended Assumption and graduated from Dowling Catholic High School. He ran his own construction company for several years. Jammie then followed in his father's footsteps and worked at John Deere Des Moines works for 18 years. While at John Deere he was an active committeeman for Local #450 United Auto Workers.
Jammie was a devoted father to Ryan and Jacob. He enjoyed coaching the boys football, soccer, and baseball teams. He had fun boating, riding his Harley Davidson, and participating in Harley Davidson poker fun runs with his numerous friends new and old. He was a proud member of the Friendly Sons of Saint Patrick's and enjoyed putting together the family float with family and friends for the annual parade. He was always ready to challenge friends in a game of pitch, any card game or checkers. He was proud to be a strong Irishman that loved to cheer on Notre Dame. He liked doing spontaneous activities with his lifelong friends.
Jammie is survived by his loving girlfriend Leslie Lawson. His adorning son Jacob and proud co-father to Ryan Spaulding; proud Mother Pamela Carroll; siblings Brian (Becky) Carroll, Tanya (Nick) Boyle, Tiffany (Jamie) Arnburg and six amazing nieces. He is joined in eternal life with his Dad Frank Carroll and grandparents Wilber and Alice Grimes and Bob and Julie Carroll.
A Celebration of Life will be held from 5 - 8 p.m. Friday June 11, at Assumption Catholic Church Gymnasium in Granger. In lieu of flowers a fund has been set up at Earlham Savings Bank, 1705 Burr Oak Blvd. Granger, Iowa 50109.
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Published by the Des Moines Register from Jun. 8 to Jun. 9, 2021.