Age 75, of Kettering, Ohio, passed away peacefully after a battle with cancer on Sunday, June 20, 2021. Carl proudly served in the U.S. Air Force. He worked at General Motors for 33 years. Carl was a Mason,

following in his father's footsteps. He enjoyed fishing,

gardening, tinkering in his

garage and being at Norris Lake - he called it "God's

Country". Carl was a proud

husband, dad and papa. He was preceded in death by his wife of 46 years, Kathleen H. Carolus; parents, Russell and Marie (Short) Carolus; brothers, Russell Carolus, Terry Carolus and Daniel Carolus; sister, Mary Beth Hunt; grandchildren, Annia Williams and Tyler Friley. Carl is survived by his daughters, Kimberly (Jerry) Williams, Kelly Jenkins, Aimee (Nic) Angerer; son, Shawn Friley; granddaughters, Stella, Sophia, Katie, Avia, Isabella, Melody Audrey, Kendyl, Nylah, Brittany, Shelby

(Gabriel) and Holly (James); grandsons, Justin (Brittany), Brison, Kolin, Kaden, Owain, and Khyrin; sister, Charlene Cooper; beloved dog, Lexi and many other relatives and friends-including special friends, Eddie and Denny and his Lake Erie fishing crew. The family will receive friends on

Sunday, June 27, 2021, from 10:00 am to 12:30 pm at the

Newcomer Kettering Chapel, 3940 Kettering Blvd, Kettering, OH 45439. The service will follow at 12:30 pm. Carl will be laid to rest next to his wife, Kathleen at Beavertown Cemetery. Please join Carl's children at Nic and Aimee's home in Beavercreek, Ohio, and bring a twisted tea and a cigar to toast Big Daddy Carl. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Carl's memory to the American Cancer Society. To send a special message, please visit www.NewcomerDayton.

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