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Ellsworth E "Al" Carothers
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Birth: Mar. 23, 1927
Rock Island County
Illinois, USA
Death: Dec. 25, 2006
Rock Island County
Illinois, USA

Ellsworth "Al" Carothers, 79, of Milan, died Monday, Dec. 25, 2006, at his home.

Funeral services are 11 a.m. Friday, Dec. 29, at Family Funeral Services, Milan. Visitation will be 2 to 5 and 6 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home. Interment will be in National Cemetery, Arsenal Island. Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Association.

He was born March 23, 1927, in Edgington to Sam and Anna Vetter Carothers. He married Shirley Hillman Jan. 24, 1948, in Milan.

He was employed at Adrian Carriers for more than 27 years as a driver of Unit 408, always enjoying his co-workers.

He was a member of Milan American Legion 569, Rock Island VFW 1303. He restored antique tractors and watched drag racing.

Survivors (and spouses) include his wife, Shirley Carothers, Milan; sons, Don (Linda) Carothers, Sherrard, Bill Carothers, Milan, Gary Carothers, Rock Island, Jeff Carothers, Rock Island, John (Kim) Carothers, Centre, Ala., Mike Carothers, Rock Island; 10 grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; a brother, Virgil Carothers, Moline; a sister, Francis Sleezer, Chicago. He was preceded in death by two brothers, Barney and Clifford.
(Rock Island Argus, Dec. 28, 2006) 
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  Shirley Hillman Carothers (1929 - 2008)
F1 US Navy World War II
Rock Island National Cemetery
Rock Island
Rock Island County
Illinois, USA
Plot: V - 488
Created by: Paul Mack
Record added: Dec 04, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 62565750
Ellsworth E Al Carothers
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Ellsworth E Al Carothers
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