Per his wishes, there will be no services, and he will be cremated. Burial will be at Rock Island National Cemetery at a later date.
He was born March 5, 1927, in Moline, to Vincent and Mona Barker Carss. He married Betty Doxsee Nov. 21, 1986, in Las Vegas, Nev.
He served in the Navy. He worked in construction and enjoyed fishing.
Survivors include his wife, Betty; daughter, Victoria (Bill) Odell, Denver, Colo.; son, Rick (Carolyn) Carss, East Moline; and four grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents; three sisters and one brother.
Online condolences may be sent to the family at schrodermortuary.com.