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John Andrew Carroll, Jr.

October 6, 1945 — January 17, 2024

John Andrew Carroll, Jr., passed away on January 17, 2024, at the age of 78 in Augusta, Georgia after a long battle with COVID and COPD related illnesses.

Born on October 6, 1945, in Lyons, Georgia, John was a beloved husband, father, brother, and soldier. He will be deeply missed by all who known him. John had a fun-loving personality and was known for his passion for his country, family, golf, and football. He enjoyed cheering on his favorite players and teams especially the University of Georgia Bulldogs and sharing his excitement with others. He had a warm and welcoming nature that endeared himself to everyone he met.

In his Professional life, John dedicated himself to the United States Army for over 21 years and is a Vietnam Veteran. Then, he started a new career at Amoco Foam Products and eventually became Pactiv, as a Project Manager. His commitment to his country, family, and career made him a trusted and cherished presence in multitude of communities around the CSRA.

John is survived by his devoted wife of over 52 years, Kathryn Carroll, their children, Penny, and Joanie. He also leaves behind a sister, and numerous family members and friends who will forever cherish their memories together. John was preceded in death by his brother, parents, and his favorite little boys, Fritz, and Jake. John had a love for the family pets, especially the males since they were his only male allies in the Carroll household.

In his 78 years of life. John Andrew Carroll, Jr. made a lasting impact on those around him. His love for his country, family, dedication to his work, and passion for life will be remembered and cherished by all. He will be greatly missed, but his spirit and the memories he created will live on in the hearts of those he touched.

Procession to the Funeral services will begin on Tuesday, January 23, 2024, at, Platt’s Funeral Home, 337 North Belair Road, Evans, Georgia 30809 at 1pm. Committal will follow at Hillcrest Memorial Park, 2700 Deans Bridge Road, Augusta, Georgia 30906 in the Chapel Mausoleum at 2pm. Any questions regarding location and times to meet can be directed to 706-860-6166. 

In lieu of flowers, the Carroll family has picked out three charities near and dear to their hearts, Wounded Warrior Project (, Tunnels to Towers Foundation (, and the ASPCA (

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Service Schedule

Past Services


Tuesday, January 23, 2024

Starts at 2:00 pm (Eastern time)

Hillcrest Memorial Gardens Mausoleum Chapel

2700 Deans Bridge Road, Augusta, GA 30906

Procession to Hillcrest will leave from Platt's Funeral Home 337 N. Bel Air Rd. at 1pm.

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