He was born on September 17, 1935 in Edmonson County, Ky., as the son of Guy and Susie Childress Carroll. He was a farmer, and was a member of the Lone Hill United Baptist Church.
He is survived by three sisters, Alice Bruce of West Point, Ky., Birdie Rigdon of East View, Ky., and Betty Clenney of Louisville; four brothers, Guy and Jerry Carroll of Big Clifty, Ky., Carl of Louisville, and Willie of Rochester, Ill. Also surviving are several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by one sister, Gladys Rigdon.
Funeral services were held Tuesday, November 9, 2004 at the Union Light Missionary Baptist Church in Mammoth Cave, Ky. with Bro. Gary Woosley and Bro. Phillip Langdon officiating.
Burial was in the Union Light Cemetery.
Dermitt Funeral Home in Leitchfield was in charge of the arrangements.