Carlos “Buster” Ray Carroll, 71, of Oakland City, passed away on Tuesday, July 30, 2019 at his home surrounded by his loving family. He was born in Madisonville, Kentucky on March 25, 1948 to parents, Winifred Gibson and Edna (Williams) Jeffries. He married his best friend, Debbie (Marshall) Carroll on August 19, 1972 and they were blessed with almost 47 years together. Buster worked as a car detailer for 29 years and enjoyed working with his buddies at Sharrett Chevrolet. Buster was a good father and husband. He never missed a ballgame of his sons or his grandson. He was an animal lover and treated his pets like family. He enjoyed watching wrestling, old Western movies, and was a knife collector. He attended 1st General Baptist Church when he was able and was a God fearing man. He was dearly loved and will be missed by all who knew him.
Carlos is survived by his wife, Debbie Carroll, 2 sons, Jamie Carroll and Bryan Joseph Carroll (Amber); 2 grandchildren, Jacob Carroll and Jazmine Burton; 4 brothers, LeRoy Carroll, Donald “DC” Carroll (Jane), Roger Jeffries (Paula), and Randell Carroll; father-in-law, William Marshall; several nieces, nephews, cousins, great-nieces, and great-nephews; and his beloved animal companions, Sadie, Baker, and Bella.
He was preceded in death by his parents; brothers, Jesse Gibson, Charles Gibson, Gene Gibson, Anthony “Sonny” Carroll, Ronald Carroll, and Steven Carroll; sisters, Mary Robertson and Mildred Walden; grandchild, Dakota Joel Carroll; and beloved pets, Damascus, Madgie, and Little Lady.
A funeral service will be held at 11:00 am Friday, August 2, 2019 at Colvin Funeral Home in Princeton officiated by Pastor Brad Keenan. Interment will follow at Montgomery Cemetery in Oakland City. A visitation will be held from 9 until 11:00 am Friday, August 2, 2019 at the funeral home.
For those who wish, memorial contributions may be given to the Gibson County Animal Services. Envelopes will be available at the funeral home.
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Gibson County Animal Services
P. O. Box 474, Princeton, IN 47670