Palermo ~ John R. Carroll, 42, of North Palermo Road, died unexpectedly on Tuesday, November 19, 2019.\r\n\r\nHe was born in Augusta on April 26, 1977 the son of Robert and Diane (Severence) Carroll.\r\n\r\nJohn graduated from Erskine Academy, class of 1996 He had worked as a small engine mechanic for Hartz Lawn and Garden in Augusta and later pursued a career in the medical and mental health field. John worked at Up Lift Industries and most recently as an Acuity Specialist for Riverview Psychiatric Center.\r\n\r\nJohn enjoyed target shooting and on line gaming. His favorite games were Boom Beach and Empire. He was a devoted family man who enjoyed spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren.\r\n\r\nHe was predeceased by his parents, and a brother Kevin Carroll.\r\n\r\nHe is survived by his wife Rhonda Carroll of Palermo; two sons; D.J. Carroll and his wife Jessica of Jefferson and Aaron Carroll and his wife Amber of Augusta; his grandchildren Liam, Killian and Ariya. He is also survived by nieces, nephews, cousins, aunts and uncles.\r\n\r\nVisiting will be held on Saturday, November 23 from 2-4 and 6-8pm at Knowlton and Hewins Funeral Home, One Church St., Augusta where a celebration of John’s life will be held on Sunday at 1:00. There will be a gathering of family and friends immediately following the service at the V.F.W at 47 Townsend Road, Augusta. \r\n\r\nIn lieu of flowers, please make memorial contributions to: Susan G. Komen, 5005 LBJ Freeway Suite 526, Dallas, TX. 75244.\r\n\r\nCondolences may be shared with the family on the obituary page of the website at www.familyfirstfuneralhomes.com.