Joseph Aloysius ‘Joe’ Carroll

Wednesday, October 21, 2020

Joseph Aloysius “Joe” Carroll, 80, of Marshall, MO, died peacefully, Tuesday, October 20, 2020, at his home.

Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 a.m. Friday, October 23, 2020, at St. Peter Catholic Church in Marshall. Rosary will be recited at 9:00 a.m. Friday with visitation following from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. at the church. Graveside services will be held at 2:00 p.m. Friday at Mt. Olivet Cemetery, 7601 Blue Ridge Blvd., Raytown, MO 64138. Memorials may be made to St. Peter Catholic Church, 1801 S. Miami Ave., Marshall, MO 65340 or Parkinson’s Foundation, 200 S.E. 1st St., Ste. 800, Miami, FL 33131 or Missouri Valley College Football Program in care of Campbell-Lewis Funeral Home in Marshall, MO. Friends may sign the online register book at

Born December 23, 1939, in Kansas City, MO, he was the son of the late Thomas A. Carroll and Ellie McCrohan Carroll. He was a high school graduate of Our Lady of the Ozarks in Carthage, MO, a 1964 graduate of Rockhurst College, and attended law school at UMKC. On June 27, 1964, in Kansas City, MO, he married Marie Holmes, who survives of the home. He worked for the Kansas City Missouri Police Department, the city of Marshall as Marshall Chief of Police, owner of Carroll Business Security, Saline County Clerk, Deputy Missouri Secretary of State, and Director of Campaign Finance for the Missouri Ethics Commission. He was a member of St. Peter Catholic Church, Council #876 Knights of Columbus, Marshall Rotary Club and Marshall Chamber of Commerce. He was very proud of his Irish heritage and being a first generation Irish-American.

Survivors include his wife, Marie; seven children, Maureen Brown of Los Angeles, CA, Christine Neidt (Jeff) of Lee’s Summit, MO, Bridget Carroll of Jefferson City, MO, Lisa Hartwig (Matt) of Liberty, MO, Peggy Sherman (Randy) of Marshall, MO, Timothy Carroll of Overland Park, KS, and Kevin Carroll of Rayville, MO; 11 grandchildren, Ben Hartwig, Maggie Sherman, Ellie Hartwig, Jack Neidt, Olivia Neidt, Nicholas Brown, Zoe Sherman, Hannah Brown, Caitlin Hartwig, Mimi Sherman and Sam Sherman; and numerous cousins, nieces, nephews and friends.

In addition to his parents, Joe was preceded in death by four brothers, John Carroll, Fr. Patrick Carroll, Tom Carroll and Maurice Carroll; one sister, Mary Frances Dessent; a son-in-law, Jeff Brown; and a sister-in-law, Ellen Malone.