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David Lee “Joe” Carroll, 80 of Bolivar, passed away Friday, November 17, 2023, at Citizens Memorial Healthcare Facility Bolivar, MO.

He is a US Army veteran having served from 1961-1963. Joe worked many years installing siding, and later created his own business “Joe Carroll Siding,” and took great pride in his workmanship.

Joe is survived by his wife Betty of the home; five children: David Carroll, Jr. (Michelle) of Lincoln, MO, Lara Johnson (Stanley) of Buffalo, MO, Jennifer Long (Steve Retherford) of Springfield, MO, Christie Kirby (Jeff) of Humansville, MO, and Misty Stortz (Paul) of Bolivar, MO; 12 grandchildren: Raven, Reba, Trevor, Thomas, Clay, Davey, Nicholas, Jessica, Sean, Michael, Kaitlyn, and Lauren; five great grandchildren; a brother Charles Carroll of Pekin, IL; a sister Pam Sprinkle (Rev. Ed) of Mt. Vernon, IL; a brother in-law James Laird of Bolivar, MO; a sister in-law Mary Carroll of Petersburg, IL; a longtime friend Rod Campbell; as well as numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

A Celebration of Life will be held at 1:00 pm Saturday, November 25, 2023, at the Bolivar Family Church: 310 N. Hartford Bolivar, MO, with Pastor Rod Campbell officiating.

Memorial contributions may be made to the CMH Hospice. Online condolences may be made at:

Arrangements have been entrusted to Pitts Chapel Bolivar, MO.