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 Ellsworth E “Al” Carothers

Ellsworth E “Al” Carothers

Birth
Edgington, Rock Island County, Illinois, USA
Death 25 Dec 2006 (aged 79)
Milan, Rock Island County, Illinois, USA
Burial Rock Island, Rock Island County, Illinois, USA
Plot V - 488
Memorial ID 62565750 · View Source
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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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  • Created by: Paul Mack
  • Added: 4 Dec 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 62565750
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Ellsworth E “Al” Carothers (23 Mar 1927–25 Dec 2006), Find A Grave Memorial no. 62565750, citing Rock Island National Cemetery, Rock Island, Rock Island County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by Paul Mack (contributor 47145486) .