Alan Leroy Carroll, 63, passed away November 5, 2012, at Rogue Valley Medical Center. He was born October 10, 1949, in San Luis Obispo, Calif., to Jesse and Marjorie Carroll.

He and his family moved to Applegate, Ore., in 1990 where they made their home on the banks of the Applegate River. He loved the rivers, trees, and mountains and was oftenheard saying, "why should I go anywhere else when I have everything I want right here."

Alan had a talent for fixing anything but his passion has always been woodworking.

He is survived by his wife of 27 years, Joanne Carroll; daughter Jessica Carroll; mother and father; sisters, Judy Taylor from San Luis Obispo, Calif.; Patty Eaton from Jacksonville, Ore.; Lori Misa from Gilroy, Calif., as well as three nieces and nine nephews.

A graveside service, for family and friends will be held Saturday, November 10, 2012, at 11:30 a.m. at Logtown Cemetery. Reverend Ron McKay will officiate.

In lieu of flowers contributions can be made to the Carroll family through Logtown Cemetery at P.O. Box 1111 Jacksonville, Ore. 97530.