Overt Louis Carroll, 80

Published 2:13 pm Wednesday, June 16, 2021

Overt Louis Carroll, 80, of 616 Juniper Way, Tavares Florida, peacefully went to be with the Lord on May 28, 2021.
Born Oct. 7, 1940, in Petersburg, Virginia, to Overt and Vivian (Grimes) Carroll. Moved to Munfordville, Kentucky, after high school and met his wife of 58 years, Sandra Jean Schlinker. The two moved to Louisville, Kentucky, and then to Winchester, Kentucky, raising their children, Laura and Brian.

Overt attended Virginia Military Institute (VMI) and then The University of Louisville where he graduated with degrees in Finance and Business Administration. Overt joined Clark RECC (Energy) eventually becoming President and General Manager. After retiring in late 2005, he and his wife Sandra moved to Tavares Florida where they enjoyed playing golf and traveling and spending time with their friends. They were members of First Baptist Church in Winchester and First United Methodist Church in Florida. He was proud to be a 32nd Degree Mason, member of the Kiwanis, Civitan, Shriners, and a Kentucky Colonel.

Overt was preceded in death by his father, Overt, his mother, Vivian, and his sister, Kathleen Sallee. He is survived by his wife, Sandra S Carroll (Schlinker), his son, Brian L. Carroll (Jennifer), of Marietta, GA, his daughter, Laura C. Johnson (Tomas) of Winchester, KY, his brother, James Carroll (Sina) and his brother-in-law, Charles Sallee (Kathleen).

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Family and friends are invited to attend a short memorial service at 2:00 pm, June 19, at First Baptist Church, 32 East Lexington Ave. Winchester, KY 40391. Visitation will follow until 4 p.m.

Graveside service will be held June 22, in Munfordville Kentucky.

In Lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to the American Heart Association, American Kidney Fund, Kosair Children’s Hospital, or St. Jude.