Obituary: Carroll, Fred Lawrence

Age 89

In Loving Memory of

Fred Lawrence Carroll passed away on July 15, 2012 at the age of 89.

He was born the son of Lawrence and Jo Ella (Fate) Carroll on August 19, 1922 in Bossburg, WA.

He was born and raised in the same house that he passed away in.

Fred attended grade school in Bossburg and graduated from Marcus High School in 1940.

On September 15, 1942, Fred enlisted in the Air Force and trained during WWII to be an aircraft mechanic.

Following an Honorable Discharge, Fred returned home to Bossburg to help his mother take care of his younger siblings after his father passed away.

In May of 1944, Fred married Margaret Sailor and together they raised five wonderful daughters.

They had a small farm, and Fred drove and maintained school busses for Marcus and Kettle Falls School Districts until his retirement in 1986.

In his spare time he enjoyed gardening, working on his farm, and spending time with his family.
Fred was preceded in death by his loving wife, Margaret in 2003.

He is survived by his daughters, Mary “Sam” Peterson, Evans, WA; Helen Barber and husband Butch, Chattaroy, WA; Judy Castle and husband Dan, Rossland, British Columbia; Donna Hopkins and husband Jim, Evans, WA; Debbie Bluher and husband Randy, Kennewick, WA; brother Tom Carroll and wife Donna, Wenatchee, WA; sister-in-law Phyllis Cunningham and husband Bob, Colville, WA; 16 grandchildren, 41 great-grandchildren, 6.95 (soon to be 7) great-great-grandchildren, numerous nieces, nephews, and extended family.

Funeral Services for Mr. Carroll will be at 1:30 p.m. on Saturday, July 21, 2012 at the Colville Seventh Day Adventist Church with a graveside service immediately following at Mountain View Park Cemetery in Colville, WA.

Please visit the online memorial and sign the guestbook at
DANEKAS FUNERAL CHAPEL AND CREMATORY, 155 WEST FIRST AVENUE COLVILLE, WA 99114 has been entrusted with the arrangements.

Click here to comment on this story »



Contact the Spokesman

Main switchboard:
(509) 459-5000
Customer service:
(800) 338-8801
(509) 459-5400
(800) 789-0029
Back to Spokesman Mobile