Oct. 8, 1937 – Sept. 15, 2017

Leo Rodney Carroll, 79, passed away on Sept. 15, 2017, at his Fowler home. He was born on Oct. 8, 1937, in Fowler to Cephas C. and Doris B. (Oliver) Carroll. He married Judy on May 21, 1959, in Olney Springs; she preceded him in death. He then married Betty K. McKnight on July 2, 2016, in Fowler.

Leo was a brand inspector for over 20+ years. He enjoyed spending time and watching his grandchildren in their rodeos, and sports; dancing with Betty and time he shared with his family and friends where he shared stories with them. He was a great family man and was very proud of his entire family. He will be missed dearly by his family and friends.

He is survived by his wife, Betty of the Fowler home; children, Dennis (Judy) Carroll of Rocky Ford; Darryl (Lisa) Carroll of Colorado Springs; Dawn (Tom) Tucker of Holcomb, Kansas; Derek (Katie) Carroll of Rocky Ford; sister, Janice (Dave) Knapp of Pueblo; stepchildren, Lonnie (Debbie) Eder of Windsor, Colorado, and Marlynn (Delton) Eikenberg of Haswell, Colorado; grandchildren, Ryan Carroll, Kaylee Carroll, Heath Tucker, Bryson Carroll, and Emilee Carroll; five step-grandchildren; nieces and nephews and numerous extended family members also survive. He was preceded in death by his parents, and first wife.

Memorial services will be held on Thursday, Sept. 21, 2017, at 11 a.m. at the Fowler United Methodist Church with Reverend Gary Goettel of the United Methodist Church of La Junta officiating.

Those wishing to do so may make memorial contributions to the Ark Valley Hospice, PO Box 408, La Junta, CO 81050, direct or through the funeral home.

Online condolences may be made at www.peacock-FH.com. Peacock-Larsen Funeral Home and Arkansas Valley Crematory is in charge of arrangements.