Dr. Charles "Charlie" F. Carroll Jr. CONCORD Dr. Charles Fisher Carroll Jr., of Concord, passed away Tuesday, July 2, 2019, at his home, following a period of declining health. A memorial service will be held at 10 a.m., Monday, July 8, at All Saints Episcopal Church in Concord with a reception following in the church Welcome Center. Charlie was born June 24, 1926, in Morehead City, to the late Charles F. Carroll and Nellie Wynne Carroll. He was also preceded in death by son, Daniel Carroll, Danny's wife, Raychel and great-granddaughter Mallory. Charlie grew up in High Point, and upon graduation from high school, enlisted in the U.S. Navy during World War II, and was a Radioman on the aircraft carrier USS San Jacinto. Following the war, he enrolled in Guilford College and graduated in 1949, with a Bachelor of Science degree. Charlie graduated from the University of Maryland Medical School in 1953, and came to Concord in 1958, serving as Pathologist and Medical Examiner for 39 years at Cabarrus Memorial Hospital and NorthEast Medical Center. He enjoyed bridge, carpentry, genealogy, golf, amateur radio, reading, traveling (traveling to all seven continents) and his life was consumed with a thirst for education and continued learning. In later years, he and his wife, Marilyn, spent the winters in Punta Gorda, Fla., and met many new friends there. While in Concord, he enjoyed his weekly dinners with a gathering of friends affectionately referred to as the ROMEOS (Retired Old Men Eating Out). Charlie is survived by his wife of 66 years, Marilyn Wolf Carroll; children, Mike Carroll and wife, Kathy, of Lanai City, Hawaii; David Carroll and wife, Shea, of Pinehurst; Cindy Dixon and husband, Mike, of Lincolnshire, Ill.; Beth Kivett and husband, Dave, of Cedar Falls, Iowa; Douglas Carroll and wife, Kristin, of Concord and John Carroll and wife, Jennifer, of Concord; grandchildren, Kimberly, Sara, Nicholas, Brafford, Durham, Sophie Ann, Jerry, Grace, Anna-Catherine, Stephen, Dillon, Chloe, Mathias; five great-grandchildren and other extended family members. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Second Harvest Food Bank of Metrolina, 500 Spratt St. B, Charlotte, NC 28206; Guilford College, 5800 W. Friendly Ave., Greensboro, NC 27410; and All Saints Episcopal Church, 525 Lake Concord Rd., Concord, NC 28025 Online condolences may be left at www.wilkinsonfuneralhome.com. Wilkinson Funeral Home is assisting the Carroll family.

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