R. Emmett Carroll, Jr., CEO of R.E. Carroll Inc., passed away on November 15. He was 81.

Carroll was with R.E. Carroll Inc. for over 50 years, including his tenure as president from 1987 to 2009; he most recently served as CEO. He was well known throughout the rubber, coating, and process oils industries, having served in varying capacities within the Rubber Division of the American Chemical Society, as well as the Philadelphia Society of Coatings Technology. Carroll was a past president of the Philadelphia Rubber Group and a board member of the 25th Year Club of the Rubber Division.

In lieu of flowers, the family is requesting that donations be made to the American Heart Association, 1 Union St., Suite 301, Robbinsville, NJ 08691; or the University of Virginia McIntire School of Commerce, P.O. Box 400173, Charlottesville, VA 22904.

For additional details, visitwww.recarroll.com.