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James "Jim" E. McCarroll

April 16, 1940 — November 8, 2023

Hammond, Louisiana

James "Jim" E. McCarroll

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James “Jim” McCarroll, 83, passed away on Wednesday, November 8, 2023, in Hammond, Louisiana. He was born in Berrien, Michigan on Tuesday, April 16, 1940, to the late John and Genevieve (Bell) McCarroll. Jim was raised in Springfield, Louisiana. On December 29, 2000, he married Betty Rider in Marrero, Louisiana. He was a born fisherman and spent many days out on the water with his daughter, Rebecca, and his black lab, Roxie. As an ordained minister, he had a passion for reaching the lost and spreading the gospel of Jesus Christ.

Jim is survived by his wife, Betty; brother, Jack; daughter, Rebecca, and her husband Brandon; son, John “J.R.”; son, Tim and his daughter, Judy. He is also survived by his four grandchildren, Rain, Audrey, Charlotte, and Benjamin.

He was preceded in death by his parents and his sister, Diane.

Family and friends will be received at Harry McKneely & Son Funeral Home - Hammond, 2000 N. Morrison Blvd, Hammond, Louisiana 70401 on Sunday, November 12, 2023, from 2:00 pm until 3:00 pm.

A Funeral Service will be held at Harry McKneely & Son Funeral Home - Hammond, 2000 N. Morrison Blvd, Hammond, Louisiana 70401 on Sunday at 3:00 pm, with Pastor Lloyd Blount officiating.

In lieu of flowers, the family asks for donations to be made to St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital. 

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Visitation

Sunday, November 12, 2023

2:00 - 3:00 pm (Central time)

Harry McKneely & Son Funeral Home and Crematory-Hammond

2000 N Morrison Blvd, Hammond, LA 70401

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Funeral Service

Sunday, November 12, 2023

Starts at 3:00 pm (Central time)

Harry McKneely & Son Funeral Home and Crematory-Hammond

2000 N Morrison Blvd, Hammond, LA 70401

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