TRENTON, NJ - R. Emmett Carroll Jr., CEO of R.E. Carroll Inc., passed away on Monday, November 15, 2010, at the age of 81.

Carroll was with R.E. Carroll Inc. for over 50 years, including his tenure as President from 1987 to 2009, and most recently was Chief Executive Officer. He was well known throughout the rubber, paint and coatings, and process oils industries. He served in varying capacities within the Rubber division of the American Chemical Society and the Philadelphia Society of Coatings Technology (PSCT). Carroll was a past President of the Philadelphia Rubber Group and a Board member of the 25th Year Club of the Rubber division. He was the LAC Treasurer for the 1968 Fall Rubber division meeting and served on the LAC for the Spring 1982 Rubber Division meeting.

Carroll is survived by his wife of 51 years Marilyn, his daughter Linda, two sons Robert and David (both of whom are employees of R.E. Carroll Inc.), seven grandchildren, and two step-grandchildren.