Baker City, Oregon
George L. Carroll, 77, of Baker City, died July 19, 2002, after a five-month illness.
There will be a private family graveside service Saturday at Mount Hope Cemetery.
Mr. Carroll was born in Oklahoma City, Okla., on Sept. 29, 1924. He moved to Baker City with his family when he was seven years old. He attended Baker schools and joined the Navy during World War II.
He married Mary Williams on Feb. 17, 1946, in the old Christian Church in Baker City. They had four children and raised their family in Esparto, Calif. Mr. Carroll was a meat cutter by trade. He retired in 1986 after working 25 years in the same market. He and Mary moved back to Baker City in July 1992.
He was very loved by his family and will be greatly missed.
Mr. Carroll was preceded in death by two sons, George in 1999 and Robert in April of 2002, and one sister, Wilma Kay of Florida.
He is survived by his wife of 56 years, Mary; a daughter, Maggie, and her husband Ken of Emmett, Idaho; a son, James, of San Diego, Calif.; daughters Patti Carroll of Sacramento, Calif. and Dolores Carroll of Baker City; five grandchildren, Kathleen Arenas and her husband, Antonio, Robert Carroll and Laura Carroll, all of Baker City, Kristen Carroll of Vacaville, Calif., and Danielle Yates and her husband, Dave, of Sacramento, Calif.; and three great-grandchildren.
Used with permission from: Baker City Herald, Baker City, Oregon, July 26, 2002
Transcribed by: Belva Ticknor