James E. Carroll

James E. Carroll, 90, of Corbin, passed away on Tuesday, January 29, 2019, at his home.

Born in Corbin, he was the son of the late Rollie and Mary Freeman Carroll. He was also preceded in death by his wife Thelma Carroll and all his siblings.

James is survived by his children: James L. "Sonny" Carroll (Rosemary), Rose Edmondson (John), and Patty Bryant (Robert); and by six grandchildren and several great-grandchildren.

Funeral service will be held at 1:00 pm on Friday, February 1, 2019 at Vankirk-Grisell Funeral Home with Rev. Dan Watkins and Rev. Johnny Farmer officiating.  Burial will be in the Pine Hill Cemetery with military honors by American Legion Post 88. 

The family will receive friends from 11:00 am Friday until the funeral at 1:00 pm at the funeral home.

Messages may be written to the family at

    www.vankirkgrisellfuneralhome.com