Rand Carter (1948 - 2014)

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RAND G CARTER AGE 65 PASSED AWAY JUNE 26, 2014 AT HIS HOME IN SAINT GEORGE, UTAH. HE WAS THE OLDEST CHILD IN HIS FAMILY OUT OF 4 CHILDREN. HE JOINED THE UNITED STATES MARINE CORPS AT THE AGE OF 17 IN THE YEAR OF JULY 1966. HE WAS IN ACTIVE DUTY IN VIETNAM FROM 1966 TO 1968 AFTER VIETNAM HE WAS STATIONED IN 29 PALMS CALIFORNIA HE WAS A MILITARY POLICEMAN. ON AUGUST 31, 1968 HE MARRIED HIS SWEETHEART TRUDY DAWN CHRISTENSEN. THEY WERE MARRIED IN LAS VEGAS NEVADA WHEN HE WAS ON A 36 HOUR LEAVE FROM THE MARINES. THERE FIRST CHILD WAS BORN DECEMBER 29, 1968 HIS NAME WAS ANDREW K CARTER HE PASSED AWAY ONLY A COUPLE DAYS LATER ON DECEMBER 31, 1968. THEN THEY HAD THERE SECOND CHILD CHELESE ANNE CARTER SHE WAS BORN ON DECEMBER 6, 1969. THERE THIRD CHILD WAS JOEY DON CARTER BORN ON MAY 1, 1980. RANDY WAS A VERY HARD WORKER HE WAS A CARPENTER AND HUNG SHEET ROCK FOR 17 YEARS. THEN HE CHANGED PROFESSIONS AND BECAME A MARINE MECHANIC FOR YEARS UNTIL HE RETIRED. RANDY LOVED TO BE WITH HIS FAMILY. HE LOVED CAMPING, FISHING, BOATING, AND WATCHING MOTORSPORTS. A FEW OF HIS FAVORITE THINGS TO DO WAS TO VISIT HIS DAUGHTER AND FAMILY IN LAS VEGAS AND WHILE IN LAS VEGAS HE LOVED TO GO TO THE NHRA DRAG RACES AND TO NASCAR. HE ALSO LOVED TO ATTEND THE SEMA SHOW. HE DID ALOT OF THESE THINGS WITH HIS SON JOEY AND GRANDSON CAYDEN. HIS FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE THURSDAY JULY 3, 2014 AT THE PINE VIEW MORTUARY. THE VIEWING WILL BE FROM 9:00 AM TO 10:30 AM. THEN FROM 11:00 to 12:00 PM AT THE WASHINGTON CITY CEMETERY THERE WILL BE A GRAVESIDE SERVICE.



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Pine View Mortuary
566 N Mall Dr Saint George, UT 84790
(435) 986-4222
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Published in The Spectrum & Daily News on July 1, 2014
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