J.W. Carroll, 77, of Vermontville, passed away Thursday, November 22, 2018, at his home. He was born April 25, 1941, in Chumuckla, Fla., the son of Buster and Cecil (Spicer) Carroll. On June 26, 1961, he married the love of his life, Cathy Husted, in Belding, at the family home. J.W. was a devoted husband, father, grandfather, and great-grandfather. He loved spending time with those he loved most. When J.W. wasn’t busy with family or work, he enjoyed spending time on the water fishing or gardening. He and Cathy also loved traveling throughout the United States in the motorhome. J.W. retired after 30 years of service from General Motors in Lansing.
J.W. is survived by his children, Annette (Terry) Frith, Jeremy (Erin) Carroll, Josh Carroll, Becky (Ed) Bruce; 10 grandchildren; eight-and-a-half great-grandchildren; and one spoiled Bella.
He was preceded in death by his parents; wife of 56 years, Cathy; son, Jim Carroll; daughter, Diane Sue Carroll; grandson, Jacob Carroll; siblings, Wayne Carroll, Sybil Telfer, and Sue Wolf.
A memorial service was held on Wednesday, November 28, 2018, at Burkhead-Green-Kilgo Funeral Home, with Pastor Shane Bryant officiating. Burial will take place at the Evergreen Township Cemetery in Sheridan, Mich. at a later date.
Those desiring may make contributions in J.W.’s memory to Charlotte Assembly of God or the charity of their choice.
To view J.W.’s obituary online or to leave a condolence for the family please visit burkhead-greenfuneralhome.com.