In loving memory of Carroll Sasscer Jr.
Carroll Sasscer Jr., a dedicated tobacco farmer and accomplished canoeist, passed away on 08/16/2023. He leaves behind a legacy of hard work, passion, and a deep connection to the land and waterways he cherished. Born 12/09/51 Carroll was raised with a strong appreciation for nature and the outdoors. He followed in his family's footsteps, tending to the tobacco fields with unwavering commitment and expertise. His dedication to his craft not only sustained his family but also enriched the community around him. Beyond the fields, Carroll's adventurous spirit led him to the waters. His skill as a canoeist was nothing short of remarkable, earning him numerous accolades throughout his life. His passion for canoeing not only exemplified his love for adventure but also his respect for the natural world he navigated. He is survived by his brother and his wife, Gene and Debbie Sasscer, his sister and her husband, Debbie and George Akers, his sister-in-law Sandy Sasscer, as well as his two daughters, Maeve Ybanez and Kate Rodgers, and 9 grandchildren; Tyler and Toby Rider, Quinn Rodgers, Logan Long, Harley and Levi Ybanez, Colin and Kara Ricker, and Mason Garber, who carry forward his spirit of determination and love for the land. Carroll was preceded in death by his wife; Georgia Sasscer, parents, Carroll Sr. and Adeline Sasscer and two beloved brothers, Alan and Doyle Sasscer, but their memories and the lessons they shared continue to shape the lives of those who knew him. As we bid farewell to Carroll Sasscer Jr., we remember the life he lived with gratitude and honor. His legacy will forever be etched in the fields he nurtured, the waters he conquered, and the hearts he touched. He will be dearly missed and fondly remembered by all who had the privilege of knowing him. May you finally find peace.
Services will be held at Pine Grove Methodist Church on Saturday, August 26th at 2:00pm