Carol Jean Rickle, 71, passed away on Thursday, June 26, 2014 in Rockwall, Texas. Carol was born on January 22, 1943 to Clarence and Elizabeth Rickle in Union City, New Jersey. Carol worked as an expeditor in the optic vision division of Texas Instruments for twenty years. She also enjoyed reading and taking long drives in the country. Carol had a passion for dog breeding. She bred and sold a variety of small house dogs and toy breed for many years. But Carol's greatest passion was for her family. She loved spending time with her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. They were the light of her life. Carol was greatly loved and will truly be missed. A gathering of family and friends will be held on Sunday, June 29, 2014 from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. at the funeral home. A funeral service will be held the same day, Sunday, June 29, 2014 at 3:00 p.m. also at the funeral home.