Charles Ray Carroll
Charles Ray Carroll passed into the loving arms of Jesus on March 13, 2017 at the age of 83. Charles is the son of the late Frank Earnest Carroll Sr. and Lorraine Raybaud of New Orleans, La. He is the loving husband of the late Dora Lee Jennings Carroll and Patricia Soldani Carroll. The father of Susan Ann Carroll Neff (Michael), grandfather of Michael Brandon Neff and Ashley Neff Fry (Jeremiah), great grandfather of Remi Neff-Mullan, Maleah Fry, Judah Fry and Levi Fry. Charles is also the step-father of John Soldani (Betsy) and Kelly Soldani Barber (Steve) and the step-grandfather of Brandon Barber, Sean Barber, Isabella Soldani and Sofia Soldani. Charles is also the brother of Doris Carroll Marchal (Emmett), Ann Carroll Donze (Donald), Frank E. Carroll Jr, (Aline) the late Lorraine Carroll Guelfo (Ralph). He is also survived by a host of cousins, nephews and nieces. Charles was a native of New Orleans and resident of St. Bernard and St. Tammany Parishes. He was a retired New Orleans Dock Board, Harbor Master and T. Smith & Sons, Moorsman, as well as a life spent as a Merchant Marine, Harbor Policeman and Korean War Army Veteran. He loved life and was dedicated to his faith, family, friends and occupations. He was an active member of Franco’s Athletic Club. A private memorial will be held with his immediate family.