Robert Rexford Carroll passed into eternal life on January 2, 2021 at Timber Ridge Heath Care Center, Wilkes-Barre, PA following an illness. Bob Carroll lived most of his life in Wyoming, PA where he was involved in various community activities.
Born on June 13, 1960 in Pittston, PA, he was the son of Robert D. and Gladys Warner Carroll, who predeceased him.
Bob attended Wyoming Presbyterian Church with his family. As a youth, he was an Eagle Scout and achieved the distinction of membership in the Order of the Arrow. Bob graduated from Wyoming Area High School in 1978, and from King’s College, Wilkes-Barre, PA in 1983. During college he was a counselor at Camp Lackawanna, Tunkhannock, PA, where he formed life-long friendships. He worked for American General Life Insurance Company for the majority of his career. Bob is a past Wyoming Borough Councilman. Over the years, he was a leader of Boy Scout Troop 366 in West Wyoming, a member of the Wyoming/West Wyoming Lions Club and a Board member of the Wyoming Cemetery Association.
In earlier years, Bob enjoyed canoeing, hiking, camping, and gardening. He loved vacationing in particular to the Outer Banks, North Carolina. He was extremely interested in current events especially politics and was an avid collector of Lionel model trains.
Bob is survived by his sons, Alexander F. Carroll and Robert B. Carroll of West Pittston, PA and his sister Pamela R. Carroll of Dallas, PA. He is also survived by an aunt, Betty Warner, and numerous cousins.
Remember Bob for his charm, intellect, and sense of humor. May he rest in peace.
Funeral service will be held Wednesday at 11am in the Metcalfe Shaver Kopcza Funeral Home Inc 504 Wyoming Avenue Wyoming with the Rev. Jennifer Baer of the Trinity Presbyterian Church of Dallas officiating.
Interment will be in the Wyoming Cemetery.
Friends may call Wednesday 10-11am in the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Camp Lackawanna, Tunkhannock, PA through the Presbytery of Lackawanna office or the Camp’s website.
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