Mr. Roy J. Carroll. Jr., age 82, passed away Sunday, May 5, 2013. He was born April 21, 1931 in Walton County, Florida to William and Alice Respress Carroll.
Mr. Carroll was a resident of Leonia, Florida. He was Baptist by faith and a member of the Leonia Baptist Church. He worked as an equipment operator and in farming for many years before retiring. He also worked as a truck driver. He enjoyed gardening and sharing the vegetables with his family. He especially enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren.
Mr. Carroll was preceded in death by his parents, his wife Hazel Carroll of 51 years, one daughter Rita Faye Carroll, five brothers, infant brother Wilmer, Carlie, Willis, Angus, Walter, and Hollie, four sisters Annie Lee Brake, Lillie Heath, Bessie Lou McCormick and Ida Phillips.
Mr. Carroll is survived by his daughter Donna Kay Burgess and husband David of Leonia, Florida; one sister Alma Lee Cordle of DeFuniak Springs, Florida; five grandchildren Shannon Riley and husband Dale, Patrick Burgess, Kelly Harris and husband Micah, Eric Scott and wife Melinda and Josh Carroll, and eleven great grandchildren Dylan, Zach, Fairen, McKinley, A.J, Grant, Brock, Ava, Maxx, Coleman and Levi.
A time of visitation will be held 6:00~8:00 PM, Tuesday, May 7, 2013 at Clary-Glenn Funeral Home Chapel; 230 Park Avenue; DeFuniak Springs, Florida 32435.
Funeral services will be held 2:00 PM, Wednesday, May 8, 2013 at Leonia Baptist Church; 1124 Gilman Road, Westville, Florida 32464 with Reverends Uvonne Carroll, Stacy Stafford and Rodd Jones officiating.
Pallbearers will be David Wayne Carroll, Dalton Carroll, Dwight McCormick, Jimmy Ray Carroll, Hubert Carroll and Roger Carroll.
Floral arrangements are being accepted.
Burial will follow in the Leonia Cemetery.