Carl Adron Northrup
Carl Adron Northrup
  • October 29, 1937 - June 26, 2017
  • Land O Lakes, Florida

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NORTHRUP, Carl A. Jr., 79, of Land O' Lakes, FL, passed away surrounded by family on Jun. 26, 2017, after battling cancer. He was born in Ohio to his parents, Carl and Helen (Dietrick) Northrup, now passed. Carl spoke fondly of his childhood and adolescence spent in Land O' Lakes, FL with his large family. He went on to reside in New York, California, and finally Tampa for 38 years. Carl worked for U.S. Lines, Bill Currie Ford, and owned his own car dealership and transportation business. He is preceded in death by his wife Barbara, his first wife Marcella, and his siblings Ronald (Sonny), Sally, and Jack. He is survived by his daughters Marcy, Michele & Melanie, all of Tampa; son-in-laws Bob & Cory; sister Pat of Land O' Lakes; eight grandchildren: Collin, Justin, Tommy, Haley, Christian, Sebastian, Theo & James; and two great-grandchildren. Carl was in the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve and was a 32nd Degree Mason. His charming personality, caring spirit, and playful sense of humor will be deeply missed. A memorial service will be held at Blount & Curry Funeral Home-Carrollwood Chapel (on Bearss Ave.), on Sunday, July 9, 2017 at 3pm, with the family accepting condolences at 2pm as well as directly following the service.