Celebrating the life of Robert E. Carroll
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Robert attended Pocahontas School in Powhatan County. He accepted Christ as a young man and joined First Antioch Baptist Church. Robert was a Truck Driver and Heavy Equipment Operator for many years until his health failed. He was better known by his CB handle "Gas Man".
Robert was preceded in death by a son Timothty V. Jackson and a sister Diane Nash. He leaves to cherish his memories a son Jerome Sims; a daughter Kyra LaMar (Antoine) both of Richmond, VA; a brother Henry (Carolyn) of Powhatan, VA; five grandchildren, DeAngelo Jackson, Brianna Sims, Timothy Jackson, Jr., Christian Jackson and Marcus Lamar; devoted companion of fifteen years Shirley Patrick; a godson Amari Jones; a brother-in-law Horold Nash; devoted friends, William "Fat Albert" Bates, Shirley Bates, Thelma Carroll, Richard "Bug" Clarke, Dorothy "Tiny" Mills, Mr. & Mrs. Franklin Jones, Tommy Tyler; and a host ofother relatives and friends.
Funeral Services will be held Monday, August 22, 2011 at 2:00 p.m. at First Antioch Baptist Church, Powhatan with interment in the church cemetery.
Michael W. Hawkes Funeral Home of Amelia in charge of arrangments.
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