Bobby Lee Carroll, age 70 of Clinton

Bobby Lee Carroll, age 70 of Clinton passed away at his residence on Wednesday, March 20, 2019. Bobby graduated from Clinton High School in 1968 and was a Vietnam War veteran and served in the Army from 1968-1971. He was of the Baptist faith and a member of Wolf Valley Baptist Church. Throughout his life he enjoyed gardening, hunting, UT sports and spending time with his Grandchildren. Preceded in death by Parents Bradford and Elizabeth Carroll and Brother Timmie Paul Carroll. 

Survived by:

 Daughter, Christy and & husband Doug Short; grandchildren, Blake Short,  Elizabeth Short all of Maryville, Connor Tice of Nashville; sisters, Peggy (Ray) Donaldson, Nancy (Mickey) Smith; brothers Larry (Norma) Carroll, Eddie (Sharon) Carroll and Tommy (Christy) Carroll; many special nieces and nephews; former wife and his daughter’s mother, Patricia Carroll of Clinton and special friends Janet Brummett and Faye Parks.

The family would like to thank all his special caregivers especially Amie and Maryann.

The family will receive friends 5:00-7:00 pm, Saturday, March 23, 2019 at Holley Gamble Funeral Home.  His funeral service will follow in the chapel with Rev. Bobby Metcalf officiating.  Bobby’s graveside will be 2:00 pm, Sunday at Farmers Grove Baptist Church Cemetery with full military honors at graveside.  In lieu of flowers please consider donating to the Clinton American Legion Post #172, P.O. Box 363, Clinton, TN  37717  or Michael J Fox Foundation, Grand Central Station, P.O. Box 4777, New York, NY  10163-4777.  Holley Gamble Funeral Home in Clinton is in charge of all arrangements. 

About Jim Harris

Jim Harris has been WYSH's News & Sports Director since 2000. In addition to reporting local news, he is the play-by-play voice for Clinton High School football, boys' and girls' basketball and baseball. Catch Jim live weekdays beginning at 6:20 am for live local news, sports, weather and traffic plus the Community Bulletin Board, shenanigans with Ron Meredith and more on the Country Club Morning Show on WYSH & WQLA. Jim lives in Clinton with his wife Kelly and daughter Carolina, his mother-in-law and cats Lucius and Oliver.

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