|Birth: ||Jun. 18, 1951|
|Death: ||May 27, 2007|
Arthur Franklin Carroll
Arthur Franklin Carroll, age 55, passed away May 27, 2007, at Hospice Valley in Phoenix, Ariz., with his family by his side. He had been fighting a hard battle with cancer.
Arthur was born on June 18, 1951, in Lebanon, Oregon. His father, Paul Oscar Carroll was a barber in Lebanon for over 20 years when he passed away with heart failure at 53. Arthur's mother Minta Maudine McGlassen moved to Portland with her sons Dan, Ron and Art.
Art attended Benson Tech High in Portland, Oregon, where he learned auto mechanics and auto body work. He had a love for racing. His favorite place to go was Lebanon Oregon Speedway. He built and raced cars with his uncles and his brother Ron. He could talk your ears off when it came to cars. He worked construction and was an all-around handy man. He joined the Army in the late 60s, but he worked most of his life until he got sick.
In 1980, he met his wife Mary. After being together for 22 years, they married on April 26, 2003. Arthur's family moved to Pagosa Springs in 1997 and bought a piece of land. Arthur's family loved every thing about their home and made beautiful friends throughout the years.
Arthur was a loving father to Paul, Amanda and Casandra Carroll. He would do anything for his children. His grandchildren, Holly Faith, Benjamin Arthur, and Joseph Harlan were his most prized possessions. He lived every day for his family, they were his world. He was a wonderful, happy man.
A memorial fund has been set up at the Bank of the San Juans in the name of Mary Carroll.
There will be a memorial service Saturday, June 9 at the Assembly of God in Pagosa Springs at 11 am.
There will be a celebration potluck immediately following the service at the home of Nancy and Butch Kryzanski in Aspen Springs, located at 856 Cactus Road. All are welcome to celebrate Art's life.
Created by: Catalina Read Liles
Record added: Mar 23, 2010
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