Charles E. Carroll, of Sweetwater, entered into eternal rest on Friday, Jan. 11, 2019, at Blount Memorial Hospital in Maryville. A native of Yancey County, he was a son of the late Crawford and Hettie Hunter Carroll.

He was 85 years old.

Preceded in death by: a son, Eddie Carroll; two infant siblings; a sister, Evelyn Boone; brothers, Junior, Roy, Mack and Ray Carroll.

Survivors include: his children, David Carroll of Thompson, Ga., Jimmy Carroll of Sweetwater, Geneva Hassell of Sweetwater, Randall Carroll and wife Karen, of Burnsville, Melinda Poe of Sweetwater, Robert Carroll and wife Roxanne of Thompson, Ga., Santana Basnett and husband Michael of Morganton;

Siblings, JC Carroll of Marion, James Carroll of Burnsville, Hoyle Carroll and wife Joanne of Marion, Phillip Carroll and wife Becky of Mars Hill, Mildred Letterman and husband Johnny of Plum Branch, Lois Belcher and husband Dave of Elijay, Ga., Faye Hudrow of Calhoun, Ga., Jane Bollinger of Blacksburg, S.C.;

Twenty-three grandchildren;

Twenty great-grandchildren;

Several nieces, nephews and other extended family also survive.

The family will receive friends from noon to 2 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 20, 2019, at Yancey Funeral Services. Funeral services will follow at 2 p.m. in the Chapel of Yancey Funeral Services, with the Rev. Jerry Shelton officiating. Burial will follow in Pete Young Cemetery.