Thomas David Carroll (Thomas)
July 20, 1953 –
October 12, 2021
PARIS, Illinois – Thomas David Carroll, 68 years old, of Paris, died at 8:48 a.m. on Tuesday, October 12, 2021 at the Carle Foundation Hospital in Urbana, Illinois.
The Stewart and Carroll Funeral Home in Paris, Illinois will be viewing for a tour on Thursday, October 14, 2021, 3:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. The family won’t be there. A Christian funeral mass will be held on Friday, October 15, 2021 at 10:00 a.m. at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Paris, Illinois. The funeral will follow in St. Mary’s Cemetery in Paris, Illinois.
Tom was born on July 20, 1953 in Paris, Illinois, to the late James Thomas and Barbara Jane Reynolds Carroll.
He married Judy Jean Goebel on September 28, 1974 at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Wheeler, Illinois. She survived.
Tom was a third generation funeral director and owner of the Stewart and Carroll Funeral Home in Paris, Illinois, where he served his ward families for 46 years. He began his career at the Zieren funeral home on Court Street in Paris. Tom was a longtime and active member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Paris. He was also a member of the Knights of Columbus in Paris, St. Mary’s Cemetery Board, the Illinois Funeral Directors Association, and the National Funeral Directors Association. Tom was also a licensed insurance agent for Forethought and Global Atlantic Life insurance companies.
He leaves behind his wife: Judy Carroll of Paris, Illinois; his children: Ryan (Megan) Carroll from Paris, Lindsay (Jacob) Englum from Paris; his grandchildren: Harlee (Jacob Gates), Landen, McKenzie and Gage Englum, Olivia, Maxwell and Nolan Carroll; his uncle: William (Jone) Zieren of Charleston, Illinois; several cousins; several brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law; several nieces, nephews and great-nieces and great-nephews.
Tom is preceded in death by two little twin sons: Matthew James Carroll, Justin Thomas Carroll; and a little grandson.
In accordance with Illinois state regulations due to the COVID-19 pandemic, everyone attending the service will be asked to wear a mask in the funeral home and church.
Memorials can be made to St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Paris, Illinois.
Published on October 13, 2021