Carroll A. Sears

October 22, 1936 ‒ October 12, 2001

Marengo, Ohio

Carroll A. Sears, age 64 of Marengo died Friday afternoon, October 12,

2001 at Doctors Hospital North following surgery and a long illness.

He was born on Oct. 22, 1936 in Marengo to the late Ralph & Lucille Smothers Sears. Graduate of South Bloomfield High School Class of 1954, where he was active in football and basketball. In 1953, he along with 2 of his brothers: Clyde & Dennis played a quarter of basketball with Tom & Dick Osborn for South Bloomfield High School. A lifelong area resident, US Army Veteran of the Korean Conflict, retired truck driver for Carter Lumber.

A Cleveland Browns Fan, he enjoyed: golf, watching his grandchildren play sports, laughter, family and friends.

Survived by Daughter: Kelly Eileen Simms of Marengo, 3 Grandchildren; Cody, Tori, Blake, former wife & dear friend: Alta Eileen, Brothers: David of Apple Valley, Clyde (Sondra) of Centerburg, Dennis (Susan) of New Albany, Robert (Debbie) of Sparta, Sister: Susie (Phil) Roush of North Canton, Uncle: Ralph (Evelyn) Smothers of Tiffin, Gram – Grace Steinhelfer, nieces & nephews, friends.

Preceded in death by infant son: Carroll Jr.

Friends may call Monday 4-8 p.m. at DeVore-Snyder Funeral Home, SR 229, Marengo, where funeral services will be held Tuesday 11:00 a.m..

Burial will follow at a later date in Bloomfield Cemetery.

Memorial contributions: Central Ohio Dialysis.