TRENTON, N.J. (Nov. 17, 2010)—R. Emmett Carroll Jr., CEO of R.E. Carroll Inc., died Nov. 15 at the age of 81.
He was with the company for more than 50 years, serving as president from 1987 to 2009 and as CEO from then until his death.
He was well-known in the rubber, paint and coating, and process oils industries. He served in various capacities in the ACS Rubber Division and the Philadelphia Society of Coatings Technology. Carroll was a past president of the Philadelphia Rubber Group and a board member of the Rubber Division's 25 Year Club.
He is survived by his wife, Marilyn; daughter, Linda; sons Robert and David, both of whom work for R.E. Carroll; seven grandchildren; and two step-grandchildren.
Donations can be made to the American Heart Association, 1 Union St., Suite 301, Robbinsville, N.J. 08691; or the University of Virginia McIntire School of Commerce, P.O. Box 400173, Charlottesville, Va. 22904.