Fondly remembered by family and friends, Carroll Eugene Rushold passed away on Thursday, April 29th, 2021, at the age of 90. Carroll will be lovingly remembered by his wife of 67 years, Arlene, and their children, Candy Rushold, Connie Heinrich and Timothy (Dana). Carroll will also be remembered by his nine grandchildren, Kristin (Justin), Amber (Russell), Caleb (Elizabeth), Kari (Jesse), Mindi (Timothy), Joshua (Sarah), Ryan (Hannah), Kyle (Destiny) and Sarah, by his nine great grandchildren, and by his sister Sally (Bernie) Parsons. Carroll was preceded in death by his parents Palmer and Deborah Rushold, his grandson-in-law Justin Bauer, his great granddaughter Isabella Carosella and his grandson Kevin Campbell.
Carroll was loving, generous and kind. He gave 23 years of his life to establishing and building up the Family Health West complex, now known as Colorado Canyons Hospital and Medical Center. He enjoyed farming peaches in Palisade for 31 years. Carroll served 28 years as a volunteer missionary for Maranatha Volunteers International and on their board of directors. During this time he traveled to all seven continents and 100 countries. Carroll was an accomplished alpine skier and served on the Powderhorn Mountain Resort volunteer ski patrol for several years. He also served as a medic during the Korean War.
A private family service will be held on May 11th, 2021, at 10:30 AM at the Seventh-day Adventist Church at 550 25 1/2 Rd, Grand Junction, CO 81505. A public military burial will follow at 1 PM at the Veterans Memorial Cemetery of Western Colorado located at 2830 Riverside Pkwy, Grand Junction, CO 81501.
A public Celebration of Life service will be held on July 31st, 2021, at the Grand Junction Seventh-day Adventist Church at 3:30 PM.
Memorial donations in memory of Carroll can be made to Maranatha at https://maranatha.org/donate/gifts-remembrance/
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