Wilton Walter Carroll, age 75, of Ponce de Leon, Florida, passed from this life Wednesday, May 4, 2022 at Gulf Coast Regional Medical Center in Panama City, Florida. He was born April 8, 1947 in Holmes County, Florida to the late Walter and Ida Lee Carroll. Wilton was married to the late Janice Brown. He followed in his father’s footsteps as a logger and logged his entire life. He had a love for anything outdoors, including fishing, raising animals, and planting a garden every year. He was skilled with hands and could work on anything mechanical. Wilton also enjoyed spending time with his kids and grandkids. Wilton will always be remembered by his sparkling blue eyes and big smile.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Janice; his mother and father; three sisters, Shirley, Genell and Lunell; and three brothers, Ed, Leroy, and Roger.
Wilton is survived by two brothers, Jimmy Ray Carroll and Donald Carroll; four sons, Wilton Carroll Jr., Jason Carroll, Steven Carroll and wife Jennifer, and Jerrimy Carroll; four daughters, Kimberly Taylor, Denise McGowan and husband Shane, Elizabeth Hall, and Dana Green and husband Jastyn; twenty-three grandchildren, three great-grandchildren, and a host of nieces, nephews, and cousins.
A time of visitation will be held from 3:00 P.M. until 5:00 P.M., Saturday, May 7, 2022 in the chapel of Davis-Watkins Funeral Home, 1474 State Highway 83 North, DeFuniak Springs, Florida 32433. Graveside services will be held at 2:00 P.M., Monday, May 9, 2022 at Leonia Baptist Church Cemetery.
Arrangements and services are under the direction of Davis-Watkins Funeral Home of DeFuniak Springs.