James Carroll


James Carroll

James Carroll

James Robert Carroll, 72, of Mount Vernon, Ind., passed away on Monday, October 20, 2014 in Evansville, Ind. He was born on May 16, 1942 in Vanderburgh County, Ind., to Roscoe ‘Rock’ and Helen (Kays) Carroll.
Jim graduated from Mount Vernon High School, class of 1960 and earned a Bachelors Degree in Pharmacy from Purdue. Jim was an independent pharmacy owner for 36 years. He took over Boyer Drugs in 1969 and retired from Jim and Wayne’s Pharmacy in 2005. Jim was always going the extra mile to ensure excellent customer service. Jim was a loving husband, father, and grandfather; his generosity and vibrant spirit will be missed by all who knew him. Jim was a lifetime member of St. Matthews Catholic Church and the Elks.
He was preceded in death by his parents and sister, Jolene ‘Sue’ Swenson.
He is survived by his wife, Ann (Martin) Carroll; daughter, Jamie (David) Swan of Evansville, IN; step-sons, Scott (Katrina) Lowrey of Houston, Texas and Dr. Jason Lowrey of Newburgh, Ind.; brother-in-law, Carl Swenson of Danville, Ca.; five grandchildren, Nicholas Swan and Emily, Bryce, Madison, and Zachary Lowrey; niece, Jodi Patmore of Santa Clause, Ind.; nephews, Brian Tornatta of Evansville, Ind., Jeff, Dean, and Matt Swenson of the California Bay Area.
Service were held at 10 am Friday, October 24, 2014 at St. Matthew Catholic Church, 421 Mulberry Street, Mount Vernon with Fr. Jim Sauer officiating and burial to follow in Bellefontaine Cemetery.
Visitation will be from 4 until 7 p.m., on Thursday, October 23, 2014 at Schneider Funeral Home, 512 Main Street, Mount Vernon.
In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to St. Matthew Catholic Church.
Condolences may be made online at www.schneiderfuneralhome.com

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