Albert A. Carver
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Albert A. Carver
  • April 24, 1936 - August 2, 2017
  • Springfield, Illinois

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Albert A. Carver, 81, of Springfield, passed away on Wednesday, August 2, 2017 at his home.

He was born on April 24, 1936 in Springfield, the son of the late John and Dorothy (Robertson) Carver. He married Jo Ann McLaughlin on September 23, 1967 in Springfield and she survives.

Al worked as a plumber for 35 years with the Plumber's Union Local 137 in Springfield , retiring in 1998. Prior to that he had worked at Weaver Manufacturing for 13 years. He was a member of the Plumber's Union Local 137 in Springfield. He enjoyed pontoon rides and crappie fishing at Otter Lake and enjoyed truck races in his 1978 Chevy. He mostly enjoyed riding his 4-wheeler and golf cart with his 4 great-grandchildren, and was a big NASCAR fan, especially Dale Earnhart and Dale Earnhart Jr. He was also an avid St. Louis Cardinals baseball fan.

Besides his wife Jo Ann, he is survived by as close as a son and daughter, James Roscetti Sr. (Cathy Roscetti); 2 grandchildren, Kerri Moreland and James Roscetti Jr. (Kristin Roscetti), 4 great grandchildren, Gavyn, Addyson, and Kynzleigh Moreland and Annalyse Roscetti; his brother Charles (wife Celia) Carver of Springfield; 2 sisters, Carolyn (husband Jim) Morrison of Springfield and Tamsen (fiancée Bob Womack) Carver-Vieria of Springfield; several brothers-in -law and sisters-in-law, and numerous nieces, nephews, great-nieces, great-nephews, great great nieces and great great nephews, and cousins.

Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother George F. Carver, two nephews and one niece.

Services are under the direction of Bisch and Son Funeral Home, 505 E. Allen, Springfield, where visitation will be held on Monday, August 7, 2017 from 10 am until time of the funeral service at 12 Noon. The funeral will be held at the funeral home, with Rev. Charles Carver officiating. Burial will follow at Roselawn Memorial Park, Springfield.

Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society.

Please visit the online "Life Remembered Story" at www.bischandsonfuneralhome.com where tributes and condolences may be left for the family.