Home Life Obituary: Herman V. Carroll

Obituary: Herman V. Carroll


BOSSIER CITY – Herman V. Carroll passed away on February 9, 2015 after a short illness. He was born on June 22, 1932, in LaGrange, Georgia. Visitation will be from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. at Hill Crest Funeral Home on Wednesday, February 11, 2015. The service will be Thursday, February 12, 2015 at 11:00 a.m. in Hill Crest Memorial Chapel with Brother Paul Carroll and Brother Kendall Docter officiating.

Herman proudly served his country during the Korean and Vietnam Wars. He retired from the United States Air Force as well as the US Postal Service where he was an active member of the NALC Union. He was a faithful member of Barksdale United Methodist Church for over 50 years.

He is survived by his loving wife of 14 years, Peggy Carroll and his children, Cynthia Kave Manishin and husband Glenn; Bob Carroll and wife Sharon; Stacey Thomas Doty and husband T.J., sister, Nancy Hart; sister-in-law, Joanne Carroll and a very special nephew, Johnny Mitchell, whom he loved dearly. He was preceded in death by his parents; sister, Dorothy Mitchell and brother, Lee Strom Carroll and his wife of 45 years Kate Carroll. His extended family included Rick and Sarah Yates, T.J. and Stephanie Bolt, Justin and Jennifer Strother, Robbie Hughes, and numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews.

Honoring Herman as pallbearers will be Kenneth Carroll, Cody Carroll, Dalton Carroll, Ben Thomas, David Heart, Rick Yates and Aubry Moffett. Honorary pallbearers will be Glenn Manishin, Doc Basham, Malary Nunn, Dan Resendez, Joe Copper, Henry Hill, Ed Powell, Dr. John Chandler and T.J. Bolt.

In lieu of flowers, the family request donations be made to Barksdale United Methodist Church in Bossier City, LA

The family would like to give special thanks to our angel, Shelia from St. Josephs Hospice.

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