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Richard "Dick" Jerome Carroll
date of birth December 3 1928
date of death April 19 2020
Richard Jerome Carroll passed away April 19, 2020 at Providence Willamette Falls Medical Center in Oregon City.He was born December 3, 1928 in St. Edward, Nebraska, and was the son of Frank and Bessie (Brown) Carroll.Richard moved with his family to Canby in 1943.
Richard graduated from Canby Union High School in 1947 and was soon employed at the shingle mill in New Era.He also worked at Publisher’s Paper Company in West Linn and Gerber Legendary Blades in Tigard.Richard spent most of his career as a tool and die maker with Omark Industries in Milwaukie, retiring in 1990 after 35 years the company.
He was married to Virginia Schoen on July 3, 1948, and lived their married life in the Canby community.
He enjoyed their camping trips around Oregon, and was passionate about the game of golf, was an avid card player, and enjoyed playing bingo.
Richard is survived by his sons and daughters-in-law, Jeff (Judy) Carroll, Walla Walla, WA, and Shawn (Karen) Carroll, Canby; grandchildren Mike Carroll, Boise, ID; Katie Carroll, LaGrande; Angela (Todd) Koehler, Canby; and Ashley (Kyle) Van Cleave, The Dalles.Great grandchildren, Ellie and Aubrie Koehler, and Lillian and Erik Van Cleave; a sister, Joyce Prue, and many other nieces and nephews.
Richard was preceded in death in 2006 by his wife of 58 years, and brother, Marvin Carroll.
A private graveside service will be held May 1, 2020, with interment at Zion Memorial Park, Canby.A Memorial Service will be held in the future.Contributions made to St. Patrick CatholicChurch, PO Box 730, Canby, OR97013
15 tribute candles have been lit
Candle lit by Staff at Canby-Molalla Funeral Chapel Our sincere condolences.
Candle lit by Marsha Meyerhofer To Dick's son's and sister and grandchildren and great grandchildren. Don't have to tell you what a great person Dick was to everyone. He will be missed by so many and loved by all that knew him and enjoyed his friendship well over 50 years.
Candle lit by Jeff Carroll Say hello to mom dad and enjoy each other again. Love ya Dad and you will always be in my heart
Candle lit by Leon& Sally Piznanski Hard to believe I’d known Richard for 50 yrs. Many fond memories will be held close to our hearts. Rest in Peace & tell Virginia “hello”!
Candle lit by Shawn Carroll Dad, thank you for an incredible legacy you have left me. You have always been a great support system and I will truly miss that. I know you and mom are together again and that makes me happy. I will never forget you guys. God bless!
Candle lit by Veronica Kohler May God bless and comfort you and your family during this difficult period; please accept my sincere condolences.
Candle lit by Jack.. The best uncle I had...I wasnt the best nephew..but..he always treated me like I was..rest in peace.
Candle lit by Veronica Kohler I’ll be praying for you and your family. God’s love and grace are always with you.
Candle lit by Jodie Sorry for the families loss....loved him with all my heart and will miss him greatly
Candle lit by cheryl Silvey Will miss your warm strong hugs, you always welcomed me with a great smile which brought a lot of joy to me.
Candle lit by Nancy Wilmes Dad and I always enjoyed visiting with you!
Candle lit by Adrienne I will miss the small waves, smiles, hugs and handshakes that came regularly at mass on Sundays. I called him grandpa and always felt like he was family. Much love to all of the family.
Candle lit by Robin Prue We will miss stopping in for a visit, you were always so warm and kind to our family. You hold a special place in our heart. Love you Uncle Dick
Candle lit by Madi Prue I will always treasure the time I spent with my grandma and her brother, my Uncle Dick, chatting, spending time in the garden, and playing cards. I will miss those times, but I am grateful I got the chance to know such a wise and honest man. I am sending all my love to my grandma, Joyce Prue, and everyone else lucky enough to have been touched by his life.
Candle lit by Madison Prue I will always treasure the time I spent with my grandma and her brother, my Uncle Dick, chatting, spending time in the garden, and playing cards. I will miss those times, but I am grateful I got the chance to know such a wise and honest man. I am sending all my love to my grandma, Joyce Prue, and everyone else lucky enough to have been touched by his life.