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Bill T Carroll

July 3, 1941 ~ November 11, 2023 (age 82) 82 Years Old

Bill Carroll Obituary

Billy T. Carroll, 82, of Piedmont, MO, passed away Saturday, November 11, 2023, at University Hospital, Columbia, MO. He was born in Piedmont, July 3, 1941, to parents James Robert and Rebecca Tennessee (Moore) Carroll.

Bill was a loving husband, father, grandfather, brother, and friend. He attended Patterson and Damon School districts. Bill enlisted in the Army and proudly served three years, during that time, he was deployed to Italy. He was a Christian and of the Baptist faith. He married his best friend, Margaret Sweaney on August 10, 2007. Bill was a logger and hauled logs. Bill enjoyed making desserts and baking cakes for others. He loved to joke and make people smile. He also enjoyed working on his equipment. Bill was a good man and provider for his family.  

In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his brother: Clarence T. Bearden Jr., Bobby Carroll; sister: Martha Taylor.

Bill is survived by his loving wife and best friend of sixteen years; children: David Carroll of NE, Christy Littlejohn of Ashland, Cathy Sweaney-Chand of Seaside, CA, Samantha Joers and husband Joshua of Ashland; grandchildren: Dylin Carroll, Lindsey and McKaylah Littlejohn, RJ, and Ajia Chand, Landon, Lexi, and Phoebe Joers; great-grandchild: Naomi; many cousins and friends. Bill will be greatly missed by his family and friends.

Visitation was held at 5:00 pm, Wednesday, November 15, 2023, at Ruegg Funeral Home, Piedmont Chapel. Funeral service was held at 2:00 pm, Thursday, November 16, 2023, also in the Piedmont Chapel. Pastor Richard Sanders ministered to the family. Lindsey Littlejohn, Landon Sweany-Joers, and Lexi Sweany-Joers all gave heartfelt eulogies. Josh Joers, Timothy Loucks, Joshua Clover, Alex Ruegg, Don Duckett, and Roy Million served as pallbearers. Burial followed at Flatwoods Cemetery, Piedmont, with full military honors provided by Missouri Army National Guard. Online condolences can be made at


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November 15, 2023

5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Ruegg Funeral Home-Piedmont
321 N. Main St
Piedmont, MO 63957

Funeral Service
November 16, 2023

2:00 PM
Ruegg Funeral Home-Piedmont
321 N. Main St
Piedmont, MO 63957

November 16, 2023

3:15 PM
Meador - Flatwoods Cemetery, Piedmont


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