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Marvin Edward Carter


12/28/1931 - 10/14/2015 Obituary
Marvin Edward Carter Obituary
Marvin Edward Carter was born December 28, 1931 in Webbers Falls, Oklahoma and died October 14, 2015 in Bakersfield, California. He was affectionately known as the "Bee Man" because of his beekeeping business working the fields of Kern County. He loved his family and had varied interest and hobbies. He was a Korean War Veteran, managed Safeway Supermarkets, and worked as a Bus Driver/Custodian for Beardsley School District when he retired.
He is survived by his wife of 65 years Doris Carter, daughter Joyce Harris (Bill), son David Carter, daughter Leah Schmidt (Tim), son Ed Carter, and best friend Linda Taylor. The grandchildren were his joy and include James Carter, Michael Schmidt (Haley), Kelsey Deatherage (Darren), Tyler Carter, and Blake Carter. He was also known as Ole Pa by his great grand children Jaedyn, Lainey, Riley, Jules, and Bronson and had plans to plant a garden for them.
Visitation will be held at Basham Funeral Care 3312 Niles Street on Tuesday from 5-8.
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Published in Bakersfield Californian on Oct. 17, 2015
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