Carl R. Roll, 92, of Butler, Pennsylvania, passed away on Saturday, August 8, 2020 at the Sunnyview Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.
He was born April 5, 1928 in Butler, Pennsylvania to the late Edward W. Roll and the late Marvel Somerville Roll.
Carl was a graduate of DeVry Technology where he received a certification in TV Repair. He was a veteran of the United States Army serving in World War II in small weapons/ arms repair. Carl worked at AIRCO as a mechanic retiring in 1987. He was a former stock car diver and mechanic and enjoyed woodworking, working with leather, fishing, hunting and cooking. He was a member of North Street Christian Church.
He is survived by his one son, James D. Roll of Butler, PA; three daughters, Carol D. Foran and Philip Lariviere of Grass Valley, CA, Wendy M. Lascuola of Butler, PA, and Stacy L. Wade of East Butler, PA; 7 grandchildren; 14 great grandchildren; one brother, David L. (Tina) Roll of Polk, PA; one brother-in-law, Lester T. (Wanda) Kelly of Richmond, VA; one sister, Hazel Hilliard of Butler, PA; and numerous nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife Laura J. (Kelly) Roll whom he married on October 23, 1949 and who passed away on December 8, 2012; son, Larry E. Roll, grandson, Shayne Roll, brother, James E. Roll, and sister, Maryann Glover.
Friends will be received at Thompson – Miller Funeral Home, Inc., 124 East North Street Butler, PA. on Thursday, August 13, 2020 from 10:00 a.m. until the time of service at 11:00 a.m. with Reverend Jake Klutinoty, officiating.
A private burial will take place in the Butler County Memorial Park.
Due to Covid-19 State guidelines, visitors are required to supply their own facial covering and to wear it along with maintaining social distancing. Groups are limited to 25 people.
Online condolences can be given at www.thompson-miller.com.