Leo Carlin Death – Philadelphia Eagles legend Leo Carlin has sadly passed away. He was a pioneer in the sports ticketing industry who worked for the Eagles for 55 years and who is a member of the team’s Hall of Fame. Leo Carlin was announced dead today, Wednesday, the 17th of January 2024. He died at the age of 86.
“For many years when Fred supplied Cars to the Phil Eagles, I was the guy who handled all the Car deals. Probably my most favorite Guy there was Leo Carlin. I just learned of his passing. Sad Day for me. He was the Nicest & Best Guy. God Bless him.”
Leo Carlin’s personal life
Carlin was born on September 16, 1937, in Atlantic City, New Jersey. He graduated from St. Joseph’s Prep High School and St. Joseph’s University and was a veteran of the United States Marine Corps. He and his wife, Kay, had seven children and 22 grandchildren.
Carlin initially became a part-time member of the ticketing department for the 1960 NFL Championship Team of the Eagles before transitioning to a full-time role in the front office in 1964. He played a significant role in the team’s moves from Franklin Field to Veterans Stadium in 1971 and later from Veterans Stadium to Lincoln Financial Field in 2003.
In 2007, Carlin was nominated for the Pro Football Hall of Fame. His contributions were instrumental in the Eagles becoming the first NFL team to integrate ticketing with computer data processing.
Over many decades, Carlin left a lasting impact on nearly every Season Ticket Member through his gracious demeanor, remarkably positive energy, and overall likability.
Services Leo Carlin
Services for Mr. Carlin are as follows: There is a public viewing on Thursday, January 25 from 5-8 PM at D’Anjolell Memorial Home of Broomall (2811 West Chester Pike, Broomall, Pa.) and then a viewing the next morning on Friday, January 26, from 9-10:30 AM with a funeral mass to follow at St. John Neumann Parish on 380 Highland Lane in Bryn Mawr, Pa.
The full obituary for Leo Carlin will be released by his family at a later date.
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