Larry Jean Carroll, 60, of Lexington, Nebraska, died Sunday, August 5th, 2012, at Lexington Regional Health Center.
He was born November 10th, 1951, in Lexington to Jean L. and Alice (Meyer) Carroll. He attended primary school in Lexington and graduated from Lexington High School with the class of 1970. He then went onto further his education at Hastings Technical College until he enlisted in the United States Air Force on April 5th, 1971. He served his country until his discharge on May 26th, 1972.
Upon Larry's return to Lexington he did odd jobs around town, as he was permanently disabled. He was united in marriage to the love of his life, Marcia Jodeen Black in Lexington. Larry loved muscle cars, attending antique toy auctions, history, hunting and fishing. He enjoyed watching the Discover Channel. Family was very important to Larry and teasing his nieces and nephews was a favorite pastime. He had a wonderful sense of humor and had the "Meyer gift of gab".
Larry was baptized and confirmed in the Trinity Lutheran Church in Lexington.
Survivors include his wife: Marcia Jodeen of Lexington; one brother: Randy (Tootie) Carroll of Darr, Nebraska, along with their children, Heidi Houser and her children, Riley and Morgan Houser; Brenda (Jeff) Colborn and their children, Grady and Wes Colborn; Melissa (Josh) Hergenrader and their children, Addy, Sam, Jackson, Ashton and one on the way; Lucas (Tory) Carroll and their son, Kamryn; one uncle: Delbert (Doris) Carroll of Lexington; two aunts: Marge (Jim) Burnett of Lexington and Carolyn (Dick) Dorwart of Arizona; special friends and neighbors: Paul, Lauri, Monica, Karrie and Tara Liess of Lexington. Larry is also survived by many brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nieces, nephews, extended family and friends.
Larry was preceded in death by his parents and one baby sister, Cindy Lou.
Funeral Services will be held Saturday, August 11th, 2012, at 11 a.m. at Trinity Lutheran Church in Lexington with Pastor Rob Kuefner officiating.
Visitation will be held Friday, August 10th, 2012, from 5-7 p.m. at the Reynolds-Love Funeral Home and prior to the funeral service at the church.
Memorials are suggested to Trinity Lutheran Church, the Multiple Sclerosis Society or the American Cancer Society.
Cremation will follow the funeral service and scattering of ashes will be held at a later date.
Reynolds-Love Funeral Home in Lexington is in charge of arrangements. Please forward online condolences to the family through: reynoldslovefuneralhome.com.