"Carroll Shelby International, Inc., announced today that Carroll Hall Shelby, a man whose vision for performance transformed the automobile industry, has died at age 89. " 

Carroll Shelby passed away on Thursday evening 5/10/2012 at the Baylor Hospital in Dallas, he is survived by his three children Patrick, Michael and Sharon; his sister Anne Shelby Ellison of Fort Worth; and his wife Cleo. 

Shelby remained active in the management of each of his companies working closely with Joe Conway, the President of Carroll Shelby International Inc. to ensure the company would continue to exist with the products and the vision in place to do just that. 

We all remember Carroll Shelby not only for his cars, but for the horsepower he loved to create.