STEPHENVILLE - Funeral services for Carroll Golightly, 74, will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday at Cowboy Church of Erath County with Werth Mayes officiating and burial to follow at Gardens of Memory Cemetery. Visitation will be 7-9 p.m. Wednesday at Stephenville Funeral Home.

Carroll was born in Stephenville to the late Earl and Thelma Johnson Golightly. He married Janis Mewbourn on Aug. 6, 1960 in Stephenville. Janis preceded him in death on June 20, 2002. Carroll married Alma Quirl on June 13, 2011 in Stephenville. Carroll owned and operated Golightly Body Shop in Stephenville over 20 years and after he sold the body shop he began to farm and ranch. Carroll was a member of Cowboy Church of Erath County. He loved automobiles, especially corvettes and he and Alma loved to travel. Carroll was a lifelong resident of Stephenville.

Survivors include his wife Alma, son Danny and wife Mendy Golightly of Brock, daughter Paula and husband Keith Kinsel of Stephenville, step-sons Korby and wife Deanna Quirl of Little Elm, Jason and wife Yvette Quirl of Stephenville, Marcus Quirl of Granbury, Andy and wife Debbie Quirl of Stephenville, step-daughter Sally and husband Wayne Jones of Stephenville, grandchildren Alan and wife Ashley Kinsel of Galveston, Brandon and wife Morgan Kinsel of Kerrville, Zackary Kinsel of Stephenville, Zeb Kinsel of Stephenville, Jana Golightly and Grant Golightly both of Brock, step-grandchildren Kyla, Parker, Jacqui, Jay, Preston, Lucas, Hallie, Nicolas, Karah and Abigail, great-grandchildren Jarad Kinsel and Sarah Kinsel, and step great-grandchild Piper, sister Norma Jean Wilson of Stephenville, sisters of his heart Betty Rose of Stephenville and Bo McGlothlin of Odessa and several nieces, nephews and cousins.

Besides his parents and wife Janis, Carroll was also preceded in death by a brother Von Golightly and a step-daughter Kesha Pack.

The Golightly family wishes expressions of sympathy be made in the form of donations to Fosterís Home for Children in Stephenville.

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