Fred R. Carroll, 87 years of age, Springfield, Missouri,.passed away on December 3, 2018, in Mercy Hospital, after a long illness. Fred was born on March 24, 1931, in Ozark, Missouri. the son of Leslie Ray and Bertha Jewel (Gann) Carroll.
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He was a U.S. Army Korean War veteran,who proudly served. Fred also served the Miller, Mo. community as a barber for over 17 years. Fred went on to manage motels and work at St. John's Hospital, until he retired. Fishing was his favorite pastime and he was a long- time member of the Round Grove Baptist Church.
He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife, Peggy (Tisher) Carroll, a sister Imogene (Carroll) Maples and a brother, Lawrence Carroll, and his long time companion, Mattie, his beloved puggle.. He is survived by his daughter Cathy and husband, Jerome Seiler, of Springfield, a son, Steve Carroll, of Springfield, one granddaughter Jessica and husband Keith Holland, and their 3 children, his only great-grand children, Jaxson, Kade, and Maci.
Visitation for family and friends will be Friday, December 7, 2018, from 1-2 p.m, at Greenlawn Funeral Home North, followed by a graveside service at 2:30 p.m.at Clear Creek Cemetery. The world's loss of this kind and gentle spirited man is Heaven's gain.