WZQZ-AM 1180 News has confirmed that Summerville City Manager Tony Carroll has passed away. Mr. Carroll had been battling cancer and had been on medical leave since earlier this spring.
Mr. Carroll was born and raised in Chattooga County. He has been employed by the City of Summerville for over 30 years. Tony and his wife Lynda have two beautiful daughters, Taylor and Gabbi Carroll. He graduated from Chattooga High School in 1984 and received an engineering degree from Kennedy Western University in 2004.
Mr. Carroll was a member of North Summerville Baptist Church, Chattooga Lodge 704, Yaarab Temple, and several other professional and civic organizations.
Mr. Carroll was appointed as City Manager October 1, 2016 after serving several months as interim City Manager.
Funeral arrangements have not yet been announced.