Tommie Joe Carroll, 70, died Saturday, June 10th, 2017 at the Harbourview Care Center in League City, Texas. He leaves his wife of 45 years, Dorothy; their daughter Melony; his step-daughter Denise and her partner Paula; his step-son Dennis and his wife Deborah; his granddaughter Leighanna and her fiancée Ashton; his sisters Sandy and Karen; his brother Jimmy; and many cousins, nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Paul and Willie Carroll; his sisters, Patsy, Mildred and Pauline; and his brothers Fred, Mike and Billy.
Born in Navasota, Texas on August 7, 1946, he never ventured far from home until joining the Army. He served three tours in Vietnam, for which he received numerous medals-including a purple heart. Afterwards, he was a dedicated family-man who loved nothing more than to be outdoors with his friends and loved ones. His favorite pastimes were hunting, fishing, watching football, and having a cold-one with his lifelong friends: Larry Mallett and David Arnold(deceased).
A memorial service will be held to celebrate his life and legacy on Saturday, June 17, 2017 at 1:00 P.M., with Reverend Dennis Allen officiating. The family will begin receiving visitors at 12 Noon.