Robert “Bear” H. Carroll, age 71 of LaFollette, departed this life on Tuesday, June 6, 2023. He was born on July 23, 1951 to the late George Carrol and Algiadee (Wilson) Carroll. Robert was a loving husband of 27 years, father, grandfather, and great grandfather that enjoyed spending time with his family, especially with his grandchildren, which he loved very much.

In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his sister Lynn Bean.

He is survived by his loving wife of 27 years Emma Carroll of LaFollette; sons Clyde Johnson of Jacksboro and Michael Johnson of LaFollette; daughter Traci Johnson of LaFollette; brother Bo Carroll and wife Shelia of Briceville; sisters Mabel Stephens and husband Dean of Oneida, Lou Claiborne and husband Walt of LaFollette, and Sharon Ivey of Oneida; 5 grandchildren; 7 great grandchildren; and a host of other relatives and friends.

All services are private.

The family has entrusted the care of Robert H. Carroll to Martin Wilson Funeral Home “Where Families Matter Most.”

Robert’s guest book may be viewed at

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