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Willie Lee Carroll

June 24, 1951 ~ December 26, 2020 (age 69)

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Life’s Reflections

Willie Lee Carroll was born on June 24, 1951 in Kansas City, Kansas to Cecil and Lillian Boyd Carroll.  Willie grew up in Kansas City, Kansas.  He graduated from Sumner High School in Kansas City, Kansas in 1969.  After high school he attended AVTS in Kansas City, Kansas where he received a certificate in Pipefitting.   He began to work for Local 533 as a Pipefitter.  He retired in 2006 after 30 years of service.

Willie married Addie Jean Sutton in 2003 in Kansas City, Kansas.  They were happily married for 17 years.  Willie was a member of Oak Ridge Baptist Missionary Baptist.  He enjoyed fishing and bowling.

Willie Lee Carroll 69 passed away on December 26, 2020 at Shawnee Mission Medical Center (now Advent Medical Center) in Shawnee Mission, Kansas.  Willie was preceded in death by his parents, Cecil, and Lillian Carroll; son, Terrence Johnson; great-grandson, Arhaj Cartier.

Willie leaves to cherish his memory his wife, Addie Jean; his children, Kandra Carroll of Kansas City, Kansas; Janae Carroll of Lawrence, Kansas; Adija Smith (Tony) of Allen, Texas; and Maurice Murphy of Lawrence, Kansas; grandchildren, Quincy (Rhajae) of Lawrence, Kansas; Cristiyana Swygert of Lawrence, Kansas; Brandi Smith of Frisco, Texas; Ajia Murphy of Snellville, Georgia; Maurice Murphy Jr. of Lawrence, Kansas; Amairi Murphy of Lawrence, Kansas; Syawonla Murphy of Lawrence, Kansas; Toni Smith of Allen, Texas; great-grandbaby Carroll; sibling, Cecil Jr. of Kansas City, Kansas; Joy of Kansas City, Kanas; Donald (Belinda) of Kansas City, Kansas; Dollie (Graham) of Kingsland, Georgia; Quintella (Lee) of Lawrence, Kansas; Willa Jones of Kansas City, Kansas; Sherwin (Dale) of Kansas City, Kansas; Sherdiane (Larry) of Kansas City, Kansas; Ollie Carroll of Kansas City, Kansas; and John Carroll (Gretchen) of Kansas City, Kansas; a host of nieces, nephews, and friends.     

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Services

Visitation
Wednesday
January 6, 2021

9:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Thatcher's Funeral Chapel
1520 North 5th Street
Kansas City, Kansas 66101

Funeral Service
Wednesday
January 6, 2021

11:00 AM
Thatcher's Funeral Chapel
1520 North 5th Street
Kansas City, Kansas 66101

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