Wilburn (Bud) Carroll
Wilburn (Bud) Carroll, 50, of 128 Curvey, Godfrey, suffered
an apparent heart attack around 9:45 a.m. Friday while
driving his car in the 2900 block of Godfrey Road.
The 12-year resident of the Godfrey area was a bartender
at Carroll's Lounge, Godfrey, and was a member of Bartender's
A native of Ina, Ill., he was born July 4, 1919, a son of the
late Mr. and Mrs. Herbert Carroll. We served in the United
States Army during World War II and was a member of VFW
Post 1308, of Alton.
He is survived by his widow, the former Doris J. Beaty,
whom he married Dec. 5, 1946 in Benton, Ill.; two sons,
William of Godfrey and Michael, stationed with the
United States Army at Ft. Lee, Va.; two brothers, George of
Godfrey and Cecil of East Alton; and two sisters, Mrs.
Jack (Helen) Turner of Edwardsville and Mrs. Mildred Bodine of
Visitation at Smith Funeral Home, Alton, will begin at 3
The body will be taken to the Johnson Funeral Home, Ina,
Ill., for funeral services at 10:30 a.m. Monday, with the Rev
Byford Campbell in charge. Burial will be in the Kirk Cemetery,
Jefferson County, Ill.
Date: January 10, 1970
Source: Alton Evening Telegraph, pB-5, c4
Submitted by: Jim Kirk