Robert L. Carroll

Robert L. Carroll

Robert L. Carroll

Cedar Rapids

Robert L. Carroll, 73, of Cedar Rapids, passed away on Friday, Feb. 24, 2023, in his home. Visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, March 1, at Brosh Chapel and The Avacentre, located at 2121 Bowling St. SW, Cedar Rapids. Celebration Life services will be 10:30 a.m. Thursday, March 2, at Brosh Chapel. Burial will be in Mount Calvary Cemetery, where military rites will be conducted.

Robert was born May 25, 1949, in Cedar Rapids, the son of Gerald and E. Katherine (Lindsay) Carroll. He served in the U.S. Marine Corps, during the Vietnam War, where he earned the Purple Heart. Robert was united in marriage to Melody Hesseltine on July 15, 1972. He was a proud member of Union 89 as an ironworker, retiring in 2005. He enjoyed fishing, hunting, camping, playing cards, having drinks with his friends and, most of all, spending time with his family, especially the grandchildren.

Robert is survived by his wife, Melody; three children, Daniel Carroll, Cassandra (Dave) Hawkins and Matthew Carroll; and six grandchildren, Kristen (Ian) Hawkins-Hamer, Katrina Hawkins, Karmen Hawkins, Kallie Hawkins, Anthony Hawkins and Daxton Carroll.

He was preceded in death by his parents and his brother, Johnny Carroll.

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