Russell H. Carter, age 80, of New Castle passed away on Thursday, August 3, 2017, surrounded by his family.
He was born July 15, 1937, in Monticello, Ky. to the late Montie and Anne (Lester) Carter.
He retired from Chrysler Corp. in 1995 after 30 years of service.
He was a member of the Memorial Wesleyan Church in New Castle and was previously a member of Spiceland Church of the Nazerene for nearly 40 years.
He enjoyed tending his garden, decorating for Christmas, and walking with his dog, Banjo.
He is survived by his wife of 61 yearsLeacher (Upchurch) Carter, whom he married January 14, 1956; four childrenKaren S. (Jack) Bimber of New Castle, Gary W. (Karen) Carter of Kissimmee, Fla., Janice E. Lovell of Nashville, Tenn., and Don B. Carter of New Castle; five grandchildrenDaniel and Travis Carter of Orlando, Fla., Hannah (Quinn) Dilley of Vilseck, Germany, Allison Bimber of McLean, Va., and Chase Lovell of Nashville, Tenn.; two brothersGerald Carter and David Carter, both of Monticello, Ky.; three sistersJudith Dishman of Monticello, Ky., Linda Doss of Muncie, Martha Sue (Gene) Alley of Monticello, Ky., and several beloved nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his brotherKenneth Carter; grandsonJoseph Russell Bimber; and son-in-lawChuck Lovell.
Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. Monday, August 7, 2017 in the funeral home chapel with Pastor Paul Kirk and Rev. Gene Bennett officiating. Burial was in the South Mound Cemetery, West Lawn Addition.
Memorial contributions may be sent to the Joseph Russell Bimber Scholarship Fund, c/o Henry County Community Foundation, P.O. Box 6006, New Castle, IN 47362.
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Hinsey-Brown Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
Published on August 8, 2017