Delbert William Carroll, 92, of Lexington, Nebraska, died Saturday, August 11th, 2012, at Good Samaritan Hospital in Kearney, Nebraska.
He was born June 8th, 1920, in Smithfield, Nebraska, to Charles Dennis and Elizabeth Clara (Melosh) Carroll.
Delbert moved with his family to rural Lexington as a young boy and then into town when he was in the 5th grade. He was a 1938, graduate of Lexington High School. Delbert was united in marriage to Doris Cryderman on May 25th, 1948, at Lexington.Two daughters were blessed to this marriage; Peggy Ann and Christine Louise.
Delbert spent his entire career building homes in the Lexington area until his retirement, when he did some farming and working cattle.
He was a member of First United Methodist Church and the Masonic Lodge. He enjoyed playing cards and watching his beloved Nebraska Cornhusker football team. His family, grandchildren and great-grandchildren were his greatest joys.
Survivors include his wife of 64 years: Doris Carroll of Lexington, two daughters: Peggy (David) Hanna of Lexington; Christine Carroll of Kearney; two grandsons: Robb (Erin) Hanna and Greg (Brooke) Hanna of Lexington; three great-grandchildren: Eva and Jonas Martin and Jack Hanna, all of Lexington; two sisters: Marge (Jim) Burnett of Lexington; Carolyn (Dick) Dorwart of Reedsport, Oregon; nieces, nephews, extended family and friends.
Delbert was preceded in death by his parents; sister, Geraldine Berryman and brother, Jean Carroll.
Funeral Services were held Wednesday, August 15th, 2012, at 10:30 a.m. at the First United Methodist Church in Lexington with Reverend Tess Hufford officiating.
Burial was in the Greenwood Cemetery at Lexington.
Memorials are suggested to the Donor's Choice.
Reynolds-Love Funeral Home in Lexington was in charge of arrangements.
Please forward online condolences to the family through: reynoldslovefuneralhome.com.