Uncle Carroll as he was known to us was born on October 18, 1921 in Emanuel County, Georgia. His father was Lee La Vance Toole and mother was Lena Mae Ledbetter. He was drafted into the army at in 1944 at the age of 23. He married Cornelia Grace Byington on December 29, 1944 and they had their only child Brenda Toole on December 6, 1944. Carroll was sworn in as postmaster of Garfield, Emanuel County, Georgia on September 15, 1950 and assumed the duties on December 31, 1950.