Carloe Carter

Born: Middlesboro, KY on 01 July 1942

Passed away: Crown Point, IN on 13 August 2015

Aged: 73 years

The Story

It is with deep regret that we announce that Carloe Carter, age 73, passed away on Thursday, August 13, 2015. Carloe was born on July 1, 1942 in Middlesboro, KY, the son of Rufus and Mae (Whitaker) Carter.

Carloe attended the Middlesboro, KY public schools. On August 17, 1963, Carloe married Barbara (Splinter) Carter. The marriage produced five children, sixteen grandchildren and twelve great-grandchildren. In 1984, Carloe re-married. That marriage brought with it two step-children.

Carloe worked for the Ford Motor Company and had retired after 32 years of service. He enjoyed playing music and was an accomplished guitar and bass player. He enjoyed sharing his love of music with others, and enjoyed learning to play new instruments. Carloe also enjoyed re-upholstering furniture and was an avid sports fan.

Carloe is survived by his second wife; his five children, Carloe Joseph (Carolyn) Carter of Michigan, William Frutiger of Knoxville, TN, Brenda King of Alanson, MI, Kathleen (Les) Washburn of Alanson, MI and Marsha (Otto) Washburn of Knoxville, TN; his grandchildren and great-grandchildren; his brother Leroy Carter of Kentucky and his sister, Nellie Jones of Alto, Georgia; many nieces and nephews; two step-children and Carloe's best friend of 50 plus years, Joe Wilson.

Carloe was preceded in death by his parents, 5 brothers and 2 sisters.

Funeral arrangements were handled by and services were held at Jackson Funeral Service of DeMotte, IN. at 11:00 AM on Monday, August 17, 2015 with Pastor Duane Abston officiating. Carloe was laid to rest at the Roselawn Cemetery.

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I would rather honor my dad with the truth than to disgrace his honor, life and legacy with a lie. May God grant him the vision to be able to see how truly much he meant to all of us and may he rest with peace, truth and love surrounding him.

Marsha Washburn