Louis Earl McCarroll, of Albany, Louisiana, passed away on Thursday, January 19, 2023, at the age of 78. He was born on November 20, 1944, in Holden, Louisiana, the son of the late Frank R. McCarroll and  Amelia Thomas McCarroll. Earl was a proud Vietnam combat veteran in the U.S. Army. He served in the military from 1966 to 1971 and was stationed in Vietnam from 1966 until 1967.

Earl is survived by his son, Earl Brent McCarroll; daughter, Stormie Wynette McCarroll Bourgeois (David); his children's mother, Annie Gordon Nichols; grandchildren, Lainey Carr (Chad), Lacy Helminiak (James), Clint Goodwin, Lawson McCarroll, Harley Bourgeois, Judah McCarroll, Jami Bourgeois (Ray), and Breann Dees (Chris); 8 great grandchildren; sisters, Carolyn Gilmore (James) and Audelia McCarroll; and numerous nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents, Earl was preceded in death by his brothers, Elmore Raoul, Charles Tellous Sr., Milburn Allen, Dalton Ira, Frank Brent, and Ronald Wayne McCarroll; and sister, Cora Ann Methvin.

Family and friends will be received at Harry McKneely & Son Funeral Home, 2000 N. Morrison Blvd, Hammond, Louisiana 70401 on Monday, January 23, 2023 from 6:00 pm until 9:00 pm. Visitation will continue at the funeral home on Tuesday, January 24, 2023 from 9:00 am until 11:00 am.

A Funeral Service will be held at Harry McKneely & Son Funeral Home - Hammond on Tuesday at 11:00 am, with Rev. Dickie Nelson officiating.

Interment will follow at Jerusalem Baptist Church Cemetery in Pumpkin Center, Louisiana.

Pallbearers will be Clint Goodwin, Lawson McCarroll, Harley Bourgeois, James Helminiak, Stormie Bourgeois, and Earl Brent McCarroll. Honorary pallbearers will be Judah McCarroll and Brayden Inkenbrandt.

An on-line guest book is available at www.harrymckneely.com.