January 26, 1936 ~ February 20, 2017
Arthur Vincent Carroll, a 33 year resident of Torrance CA, passed away peacefully at the age of 81 on Monday February 20, 2017 in Torrance, CA. Arthur was born January 26, 1936 to William and Lillian Carroll in Brooklyn New York one of eight children. He served in the U.S. Marine Corp as a Rifle Instructor on Parris Island, SC during the Korean War.
Arthur retired as a pipefitter in the natural gas division of Consolidated Edison of NYC. After relocating to California in 1984 Arthur began a career in property management. Arthur had many interests including swimming, fishing, golfing, reading and watching classic John Wayne westerns. One of the greatest joys of his life was dancing with Gloria.
Arthur is survived by his loving wife Gloria of 58 years, daughters and sons-in-law Beverly and Mark Hallinan, Ellen and Craig Betts, granddaughter Theresa Hallinan, sister Gloria Mills, and numerous nieces and nephews. Arthur was also the father of the late William F. Carroll.
Services will be private. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Wounded Warriors Project. Please go to Rice Mortuary's website, www.LAfuneral.com to send the family messages and share memories.
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