He left this world too soon but he left behind a lasting legacy.
His mark on the sports world with ''the shot'' is well known, but his friends and family will remember him even more for the amazing life he lived and the love he shared.
God Rest His Soul
Below is a message from Carl's beloved wife regarding her struggle to continue fighting cancer:
" I am raising money for bladder cancer research in memory of my beloved husband Carl Wayne Ervin who passed away on June 25, 2011. Bladder cancer is now the fourth leading cause of death in men.
Please consider making a donation by clicking on my donate button and visiting my FirstGiving page: Donate
All donations are secure and sent directly to Bladder Cancer Advocacy Network, Inc. by FirstGiving, who will email you a printable record of your donation.
Our two day event may be over but fundraising is ongoing!
Thank you so much for your support,