Mr. James (Jim) Robert Carroll, of Atlanta, GA, passed away on Saturday, November 16th at the age of 70.
Jim was born to parents Catherine and Walter Carroll on May 18, 1948 in Birmingham, AL. He and his sister, Cathy, grew up in Anniston, AL and resided a short time in SC. After finishing his high school degree in night school in Atlanta while working construction, he joined the Military where he completed his Nursing Degree and began work, holding multiple nursing positions in behavioral and public health. After retiring from Nursing and the Military, he started a home improvement company where he enjoyed building decks and minor in-home repairs/improvements.
Jim had two children, Alex and Frances Carroll. He found the love of his life, Vicki Lee Carroll, and they married in 2003 at their home in Gwinnett, GA. They were married for 16 years and retired together in North Carolina.
Jim is survived by his wife, Vicki Carroll; his daughter, Frances Carroll; his sister, Cathy New; niece, Emily and her son Ethen. He is preceded in death by his son, Alex Carroll; and his parents, Catherine and Walter.
Jim was cremated on November 18th and a memorial service with military honors will be held on Saturday, November 30th at Bill Head Funeral home In Lilburn, GA from 2:00-4:00pm. The family is grateful for the condolences, but decline flowers and ask that any donations be made in the honor of Alex Carroll to Oakhurst Recovery Program: Oakhurst Recovery Program, 232 East Lake Drive, Decatur, GA 30030, firstname.lastname@example.org 404-371-0590.
Bill Head Funeral Homes and Crematory, Lilburn/Tucker Chapel. 770-564-2726