OBITUARY

Thomas Anthony Carroll Jr.

November 27, 1935February 26, 2018
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This is not an official obituary because Dad didn't want one. Thomas A. Carroll, Jr, 82, of Virginia Beach passed away peacefully on Monday, February 26. A resident of Virginia Beach since 1972, Mr. Carroll was born in Bronx, NY and grew up in Cooperstown. A Vietnam Veteran, he retired from the Navy in 1974 after 20 years service, and again in 1996 after 20 years teaching at Betty F. Williams and Bayside Middle School. He was a long time sports official in the Tidewater area. Mr. Carroll was preceded in death by his wife of 60 years, Veronica "Gracie" Carroll, in 2016, and his son, Thomas A. Carroll III in 2003. He is survived by his two daughters, Veronica C. Bussey of Melbourne, FL, Tamara M. Lockie of Virginia Beach, their husbands, eight grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren, and three brothers. There will be a wake in his honor at 5:00 pm on Sunday evening, March 4, 2018 at Rosewood Kellum Funeral Home, 601 N. Witchduck Rd. Funeral Mass will be at 10:00 am on March 5, 2018 at St. Gregory the Great Catholic Church.

Services

  • Visitation Sunday, March 4, 2018
  • Funeral Mass Monday, March 5, 2018
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Biography

This is not an official obituary because Dad didn't want one.
Thomas A. Carroll, Jr, 82, of Virginia Beach passed away peacefully on Monday, February 26. A resident of Virginia Beach since 1972, Mr. Carroll was born in Bronx, NY and grew up in Cooperstown. A Vietnam Veteran, he retired from the Navy in 1974 after 20 years service, and again in 1996 after 20 years teaching at Betty F. Williams and Bayside Middle School. He was a long time sports official in the Tidewater area.
Mr. Carroll was preceded in death by his wife of 60 years, Veronica "Gracie" Carroll, in 2016, and his son, Thomas A. Carroll III in 2003. He is survived by his two daughters, Veronica C. Bussey of Melbourne, FL, Tamara M. Lockie of Virginia Beach, their husbands, eight grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren, and three brothers.
There will be a wake in his honor at 5:00 pm on Sunday evening, March 4, 2018 at Rosewood Kellum Funeral Home, 601 N. Witchduck Rd. Funeral Mass will be at 10:00 am on March 5, 2018 at St. Gregory the Great Catholic Church.