An Army vet, Carroll Boyd Shingleton was an active community volunteer and a devoted family man.
Former Moorestown Citizen of the Year Carroll Boyd “CB” Shingleton passed away peacefully on Thursday, April 25, at the age of 84. CB was born on Nov. 10, 1928, in Uniontown, PA. After working for his family’s company—Shingleton Brother’s Produce—he joined the Army’s 1st Calvary Division in 1947. Upon leaving the Army, he enrolled in West Virginia University, where he graduated early with honors. While raising a young family, CB took a leap of faith and moved to Moorestown, not knowing a soul, in August 1965. CB diligently worked his way up to become the last president of Burlington County Trust Company, where he served for a decade. CB also participated in many community organizations, including being secretary, president and capital …
Among his many contributions to the community, William Van Fossen III is one of the co-founders of the Scott Coffee Memorial 8K.
- VOLUNTEERS IN THE NEWS
- Rob Scott
Tuesday, December 25, 2012
Winners of the Moorestown Service Club’s Citizen of the Year award always seem surprised when they find out they’ve been chosen. But once you hear their resume, it becomes clear why they won. Take the 2013 Citizen of the Year, William Van Fossen III: school board member, former member of the YMCA board, a member of the Rotary for nearly 30 years and co-organizer of the Scott Coffee Memorial 8K. Van Fossen’s family has deep roots in Moorestown, going back multiple generations, and he himself has spent his entire life here. He explained he’s always felt a call to service. “I was surprised (that I won), but deeply honored that I would received this honor,” he said. “It was nice to be thought of that way.” Though Van Fossen’s philanthropic …