Eugene Carroll, 77

Eugene Carroll, 77, Urbana, passed away at 7:10 p.m. on Sept. 2, 2016, at the Lutheran Hospital, Fort Wayne.

Eugene was born on Sept. 27, 1938, in Huntington, to Edson and Dorothy (Ludwig) Carroll. W

When Eugene was younger, he raised and raced standard bred race horses, while he lived on worked on his farm. He also held a pilot's license and owned his own plane. Eugene's passion for planes continued, as he was a former member of the board of directors at Huntington airport, Huntington, Indiana. Eugene retired as a manager after 45 years at Huntington Ready-Mix Group. He was a member of St. Mary's Catholic Church, Huntington.

Eugene is survived by a brother, Robert (Ann) Carroll, North Manchester; a sister, Betty (Ernest J) Wilcox, North Manchester; his companion of many years, Betty Benson; two nephews, David (Traci) Wilcox and Tony (Brandy) Carroll; and three nieces Teresa (Dan) Flora, Christine (Robert) Warner, and Renee (Brett) VanDeWoestyne.

Eugene was preceded in death by his parents Edson and Dorothy Carroll. Family and friends my call Tuesday, Sept. 6, 2016 from 3-7 p.m. at McKee Mortuary, 1401 State Road 114 West, North Manchester.

Funeral Mass will be Wednesday, Sept. 7, 2016 at 11 a.m. at St. Roberts Bellarmine Catholic Church, 1203 State Road 114 East, North Manchester, with calling from 10-10:30 a.m. and the Rosary Service at 10:30 a.m. Father Andrew Curry will officiate.

Burial will be at Fairview Cemetery, Servia For those who wish to honor the memory of Eugene Carroll, memorial contributions may be made to St. Roberts Bellarmine Catholic Church, 1203 State Road 114 East, North Manchester.

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Posted on 2016 Sep 06