Billy Brice Carroll



Billy Brice Carroll passed away on June 2, 2018 at the age of 88. Mr. Carroll was born in Davidson County, NC on May 3, 1930. He was a resident of Wayne County for more than 60-years. He was a member of Providence United Methodist Church and the United Sunday School Class.

Mr. Carroll served our nation as a Sergeant in the US Army 1st Infantry Division. He completed a 38-year career with AT&T starting as a lineman and finishing in construction management for fiber networks.

Mr. Carroll was a civic leader in Wayne County elected to many terms on the Southern Wayne Sanitary District Board, a member of Wayne Masonic Lodge 112, a member of Wayne Shrine Club - Sudan Mini-Rigs Unit, an Assistant Scoutmaster for BSA Troop 10 at Providence Church, a member of the Telephone Pioneers volunteer network, a President of the SWHS Saints athletics booster club, and for decades helped lead a team of volunteers for charity BBQ fundraisers at Providence Church.

Outdoor interests also played an important role in Mr. Carroll’s life, including gardening, farming and hunting with his children, grandchildren and friends.

Mr. Carroll was preceded in death by his wife of 57-years Peggy Bolick Carroll, parents John and Vera Carroll, sister Elsie Carroll Frank and grandson John Keenan Carroll. He is survived by his brother Joe Carroll of Pleasant Garden, NC and sister Judy Carroll Loflin of Denton, NC; children Dale Carroll and wife Cindy of Asheville, Todd Carroll and wife Lori of Clayton, Delette Carroll Jarnagin and husband Willie of Goldsboro, and Susan Carroll Basden and husband Greg of Denver, NC; grandchildren Billy Carroll II, Landon Carroll, Lewis Carroll, Courtney Lane, B. Davis Carroll, Jes Jarnagin, Major J. Brooks Jarnagin, Lindsay Reeves and Sydney Basden; and great-grandchildren Hailey Carroll, Peyton Carroll, Avery Carroll, Kaylyn Lane, Cole Lane, Jax Lane and Isabelle Reeves.

A service to celebrate the life of Billy Carroll will be held at Providence United Methodist Church on Wednesday, June 6 at 3pm with Rev. Dr. Jerry A. Jackson and Rev. Jim Huskins officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. The Family will greet friends in the Providence United Methodist Church fellowship hall after the services.

In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts may be directed to Shriners Hospitals for Children, Wayne Shrine Club, 3716 US Highway 117 S, Dudley, NC 28333 or Boy Scout Troop 10, Providence UMC, 202 Providence Church Road, Goldsboro, NC 27530.

The Carroll family wishes to thank Continuum Home Health & Hospice of Kinston for their excellent care, especially Susan Skinner, Michelle Shoemaker, and Leanne Lewis.

Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home is serving the Carroll family and online condolences can be directed to the web-site.