David L. Carroll

Jun 7, 2019
Carroll David news


A celebration of life will be held at a later date


In lieu of cards or flowers, we would love to have people donate time and/or money to the ALS Association and/or Cedar Valley Hospice.


David Lee Carroll age 72, of Evansdale, died Thursday, June 6, 2019 at the Martin Center of Western Home in Cedar Falls.

He was born April 3, 1947 in Waterloo, the son of Leo and Frances (Jenks) Carroll.  He graduated from Columbus High School the class of 1965 and went to Hawkeye Community College to become an EMT.

David worked at Matt Parrott and Sons (later sold to Storey-Kenworthy) in maintenance for many years before retiring in 2016. He also went to gunsmithing school and enjoyed hiking, biking, model railroading, and weightlifting.

He is survived by two brothers, Paul (Gloria) Carroll of Sacramento, CA, Dale (Veronica) Carroll of Waterloo; two nieces, Kim Carroll of CA, and Crystal (Wes) Wrage of Waterloo; nephew Brian (Kim) Carroll of Wellsburg;  two step-nieces, Emily (Sean) Andersen of Denver, CO, Abigail White of Waterloo; great-nieces and nephews, Gabbie, Danica, Amaya, Julian, Aiden, and Graham; and former wife, Mary Linn Smith of West Valley City, UT.

David is preceded by his parents and aunt Zola Bebee.

David, his family and friends want to thank all the wonderful people at University of Iowa Hospital, MercyOne Outpatient Clinic, the ALS Association, the Martin Center at Western Home, and Cedar Valley Hospice.  They are all amazing.

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  1. Cindy (Mott) Blonigan | Jun 12, 2019
    Rest well David and condolences to your family
  2. TERRY K SLICKERS | Jun 10, 2019

    From all the classmates of 1965, our sympathies, and RIP Dave


  3. Susan Joyce | Jun 09, 2019

    Remembering David as a classmate at Columbus.  Sending the family much love, Susan (Sinnwell) Joyce.

  4. Tanniaah | Jun 09, 2019

    My deepest condolences to this wonderful family! I enjoyed being a part of David’s care. I loved this man he was such a great guy! All the ladies and the nurse at Western Home loved him. I have great memories of David! My thoughts and prayers are with the family!

  5. Columbus High School Alumni | Jun 09, 2019
    Our deepest sympathy to the Carroll family.
  6. Dean & Glenda Aitchison and Family | Jun 08, 2019
    Our thoughts and prayers to all of you. I’m sure he will be greatly missed, but the wonderful memories will always be with you. Dean & Glenda and Family9LVU

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