He was born October 16, 1927, in Cottageville, a son of the late Kinsy and Lydia (Hughes) Durst. He was a retired coal miner and a member of the First Church of God in Point Pleasant.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two sisters, Garnett Ward and Wilma Keefer; and two brothers, Rev. Kenneth Durst and Rex Connie Durst.
He is survived by his wife of 60 years, Anna Louise (Keefer) Durst; two daughters, Carolyn Davis, and Juanita and Douglas Pierson, all of Point Pleasant; a brother, Glen Durst, of Lancaster, Ohio; four grandchildren, Barbie and Todd Johnson, Steven Crilow, Clara and Chad Brown, and Katie Pierson; eight great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; and a special friend, Vera Standish.
Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m., Saturday, June 12, at the Crow-Hussell Funeral Home with Pastor Carl Swisher officiating. Burial will follow in the Suncrest Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 7-9 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made to the First Church of God Building Fund, 2401 Jefferson Ave., Point Pleasant, WV 25550.
Carroll’s care has been entrusted to Crow-Hussell Funeral Home. An online guest registry is available at www.crowhussellfh.com.