Dr. Charles Fisher Carroll, Jr., of Concord, passed away Tuesday, July 2, 2019 at his home following a period of declining health.
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A memorial service will be 10:00am Monday at All Saints Episcopal Church in Concord with a reception following in the church Welcome Center.
Charlie was born June 24, 1926 in Morehead City, NC to the late Charles F. Carroll and Nellie Wynne Carroll. He was also preceded in death by son, Daniel Carroll, Danny’s wife, Raychel and great-granddaughter Mallory. Charlie grew up in High Point, NC and upon graduation from high school, enlisted in the U.S. Navy during World War II, and was a Radioman on the aircraft carrier USS San Jacinto. Following the war, he enrolled in Guilford College and graduated in 1949 with a Bachelor of Science degree. Charlie graduated from the University of Maryland Medical School in 1953 and came to Concord in 1958, serving as Pathologist and Medical Examiner for 39 years at Cabarrus Memorial Hospital and NorthEast Medical Center. He enjoyed bridge, carpentry, genealogy, golf, amateur radio, reading, traveling (traveling to all seven continents) and his life was consumed with a thirst for education and continued learning. In later years, he and his wife, Marilyn, spent the winters in Punta Gorda, FL and met many new friends there. While in Concord, he enjoyed his weekly dinners with a gathering of friends affectionately referred to as the ROMEOS (Retired Old Men Eating Out).
Charlie is survived by his wife of 66 years, Marilyn Wolf Carroll; children, Mike Carroll and wife Kathy of Lanai City, HI; David Carroll and wife Shea of Pinehurst, NC; Cindy Dixon and husband Mike of Lincolnshire, IL; Beth Kivett and husband Dave of Cedar Falls, IA; Douglas Carroll and wife Kristin of Concord and John Carroll and wife Jennifer of Concord. He is also survived by grandchildren, Kimberly, Sara, Nicholas, Brafford, Durham, Sophie Ann, Jerry, Grace, Anna-Catherine, Stephen, Dillon, Chloe, Mathias, five great grandchildren and other extended family members.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Second Harvest Food Bank of Metrolina, 500 Spratt Street B, Charlotte, NC 28206, Guilford College, 5800 W. Friendly Ave, Greensboro, NC 27410 and All Saints Episcopal Church, 525 Lake Concord Road, Concord, NC 28025
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Wilkinson Funeral Home is assisting the Carroll family.