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J. Dwight Carroll, 93, of Anderson, passed away Saturday, Feb. 25, 2017 at Crown Pointe Senior Living in Anderson, following a brief illness.
He was born on Jan. 19, 1924, in Bonnie, Illinois, the son of Donald and Retha (Kirk) Carroll. He served in the U.S. Navy during World War II, and was employed in nursing services at Elgin State Hospital in Illinois for over 30 years. He was an active leader in Church of God congregations in Illinois and Indiana. He was a member of Madison Park Church of God. He was a basketball and baseball player and fan, an outstanding chess player, and avid reader.
He is survived by his son, Dennis (wife Emily) Carroll, of Anderson; four grandchildren, David (Stephenie) Carroll, Lori (Mike) Chandler, Elizabeth (Troy) Jones and Diana (Chris) Brown; eight great-grandchildren, Davis Carroll, Sayla Carroll, Ella Chandler, Jacob Chandler, Aiden Jones, Anna Jones, Noah Brown, and Rose Brown; and special brother-in-law, Robert Colson.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Lorraine (Colson) Carroll; his parents; and siblings, Estelee Gaither, Duane Carroll, Virdine Moger and Carmaletta Carroll.
Graveside services will be 11 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 28, 2017, at East Maplewood Cemetery, with Pastor Tom Malbone officiating.
Memorial contributions may be given to the Carroll Leadership Lecture Series Endowment at Anderson University.
The family would like to extend a special thank you to the staff of Crown Pointe Senior Living and Southern Care Hospice for the support and comfort given to Dwight and his family.
Rozelle-Johnson Funeral Service is handling the service arrangements.
Post online condolences at www.rozelle-johnson.com.
Published on February 26, 2017
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