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Carroll Lever Stillinger, Sr.

September 23, 1945 ~ October 9, 2019 (age 74)


Carroll Lever Stillinger, Sr., 74, of Orangeburg passed away on Wednesday, October 9, 2019.

Funeral services will be held at 2:00 P.M. on Saturday, October 12, 2019 at Four Holes Baptist Church, 1622 Four Holes Rd, Orangeburg, SC 29115.  Rev. Tom McElhaney and Rev. Greg Butler will be officiating.  Burial will follow at Four Holes Baptist Church Cemetery with Pastor Dan Fogle, Jr. assisting.

The family will receive friends from 5:00-8:00 P.M. on Friday, October 11, 2019 at the home of Mr. Carroll and Donna Stillinger, 2576 Five Chop Road, Orangeburg, S.C. 29115.

Honored to serve as pallbearers are Riley Godwin, Jody Stillinger, Chris Walters, Keith Stillinger, Gene Ulmer, Jessie Stillinger, David Fogle and Dennis Fogle.

Honorary pallbearers will be Trip Hungerpillar, Edward “Rabbit” Ulmer, Jimmy Chavis, Sonny Bozard and Danny Brightwell.

Mr. Carroll was born on September 23, 1945 in Orangeburg, S.C.  He was the son of the late Herman David Stillinger and the late Allien Fanning Stillinger.  He was a 1964 graduate of Orangeburg High School.  Carroll was the co-owner and operator of Stillinger Brother’s Body Shop for 25 years until his retirement.  He was a member of Four Holes Baptist Church, The Edisto Shrine Club, Progress Masonic Lodge #356, the Cattleman’s Association and he was a lifetime member of the Benevolent and Protective Order of the Elks Lodge #897.  Mr. Carroll enjoyed cruising, his ’57 Chevy, taking care of his cows, Tennessee football and going to the mountains. He loved spending time with his grandchildren and his family and especially his puppies, Sadie and Rowdy.  He was predeceased by his brothers, David “Bubba” Stillinger, Daniel “Danny” Stillinger, sisters; Shirley Parlor, Vivian Fogle and brothers-in-law, Johnny Ulmer, Dan Fogle, Sr., Ralph Parlor and Leon H. Gleaton.

Survivors include his wife,  Donna Ulmer Stillinger of the home; sons, Carroll Stillinger, Jr. (Carla), Kevin Stillinger (Shannon), Cory Stillinger; grandchildren, Krista Stillinger, Shawn Stillinger, Cally Stillinger, Camille Stillinger, Mason Stillinger, Jared Cumbie, Sophia Cumbie; brothers, Herman Joe Stillinger (Ann), Lynwood “Dwight” Stillinger (Cindy); sisters, Patsy Brecklin (Carl), Elizabeth Gleaton; sisters-in-law, Debbie Stillinger, Betty Ulmer; brother-in-law, Barney Ulmer (Roberta) and a number of cousins, nieces and nephews.

Memorials may be made to Four Holes Baptist Church at 1622 Four Holes Rd, Orangeburg, SC 29115.


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October 11, 2019

5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Five Chop Road, Orangeburg, S.C

Funeral Service
October 12, 2019

2:00 PM
Four Holes Baptist Church (Orangeburg)

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