Former Red Bud area businessman has passed

Red Bud lost a long time businessman last week with the passing of James “Jim” Vernon Carroll.

Carroll, 72, passed away at his home in Red Bud on March 28.

He began his entrepreneurial career by opening an agricultural supply store, then later founded Carroll Pest Control, LLC. He retired as a business owner in 2016, passing on the family business to his son.

For Carroll’s full obituary, please see this week’s print edition.