Carl Thomas Vetter
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Palm Bay, FL
Carl Thomas Vetter, 54, of Palm Bay, died Friday, May 30. 2014 in the Palm Bay Community Hospital. A native of Patterson, NJ, he came to the Palm Bay area over 20 years ago from Broward County. Carl had owned and operated the T & C Lawn Service and had worked for over 25 years at Tropical Haven Retirement Community (formerly Trailer Haven). Following his graduation from high school, he received a full scholarship and attended General Motors School of Engineering. Carl was an honorary member of the Florida Sheriff's Association. Preceded in death by his grandmother, Hope Clayton; and uncle, Ralph, VT.
Carl is survived by his wife, Diane; mother, Joyce of Palm Bay; father, Carl G. of Butler, NJ; sister, Laurie of Butler, NJ; aunts, Gail Clayton and Jill Reid of Palm Bay, Doris Springer of LA, Olive of VT; niece, Jonelle Williams of Palm Bay; cousins, Eddie of CA, Billy of VT; great-niece, Mykelle Williams and great-nephew, Jordan Williams of Palm Bay; and several other cousins throughout Florida as well as many special friends with fond memories of all who shared his life.
For friends who wish, in lieu of flowers the family suggests contributions to the Make A Wish Foundation at wish.org.
There will be a memorial service on Saturday, June 14th at 2 p.m. at the Cornerstone Church of God, Hibiscus Blvd, Melbourne. The family requests that those who attend dress casual. Fountainhead Funeral Home, www.fountainheadfuneralhome.com is in charge of services.
Published in FLORIDA TODAY on June 11, 2014