Date Posted: 2012-08-11

Delbert William Carroll, 92, of Lexington, Nebraska, passed away Saturday, August 11, 2012, at Good Samaritan Hospital in Kearney. He was born June 8, 1920, in Smithfield, Nebraska to Charles Dennis and Elizabeth Clara (Melosh) Carroll.

Delbert moved with his family to rural Lexington as a young boy and then into town when he was in the 5th grade. He was a 1938, graduate of Lexington High School. Delbert was united in marriage to Doris Cryderman on May 25, 1948, at Lexington. Two daughters were blessed to this marriage; Peggy Ann and Christine Louise.

Delbert spent his entire career building homes in the Lexington area until his retirement, when he did some farming and working cattle.

He was a member of First United Methodist Church and the Masonic Lodge. He enjoyed playing cards and watching his beloved Nebraska Cornhusker football team. His family, grandchildren and great-grandchildren were his greatest joys.

Survivors include his wife of 64 years: Doris Carroll of Lexington, Nebraska; Two daughters: Peggy (David) Hanna of Lexington, Nebraska, Christine Carroll of Kearney, Nebraska; Two grandsons: Robb (Erin) Hanna and Greg (Brooke) Hanna of Lexington, Nebraska, Three great-grandchildren: Eva & Jonas Martin and Jack Hanna all of Lexington, Nebraska; Two sisters: Marge (Jim) Burnett of Lexington, Nebraska, Carolyn (Dick) Dorwart of Reedsport, Oregon; Nieces, nephews, extended family and friends.

Delbert was preceded in death by his parents; sister, Geraldine Berryman and brother, Jean Carroll.

Funeral Services will be Wednesday, August 15, 2012, at 10:30 a.m. at the First United Methodist Church in Lexington with Reverend Tess Hufford officiating. Burial will be in the Greenwood Cemetery at Lexington. Visitation will be held Tuesday, August 14, 2012, from 5-7 p.m. at the Reynolds-Love Funeral Home in Lexington. Memorials are suggested to the Donor's Choice. Reynolds-Love Funeral Home in Lexington is in charge of arrangements. Please forward online condolences to the family through: