Edward L. Carter

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Edward L. Carter, 90, of Hillsboro, died Friday, Aug. 22, 2014 at his residence.

He was born July 8, 1924 at Sardinia, the son of the late Ora Lee and Maggie (Hartman) Carter.

Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife of 60 years, Betty J. (Foltz) Carter, on Aug. 25, 2006; and one brother, Richard L. Carter.

Ed graduated from Stivers High School in Dayton and after graduation entered the U.S. Army serving his country during World War II. After the war, Ed retired from the printing business and later sold automobiles for Jerry Haag Motors in Hillsboro. Ed was a member of the Sinking Spring Community Church, past worthy matron of the Hillsboro Chapter 441 OES, Highland Lodge 38 F&AM, and Scottish Rite Valley of Cincinnati.

Ed is survived by one daughter and son-in-law, Nancy and David Arledge of New Holland; one son and daughter-in-law, Larry and Lou Juana Carter of Wears Valley, Tenn.; two grandsons, David Arledge II of New Holland and Tony (Judy) Carter of Chillicothe; three great-grandchildren, Logan Carter, Alexus Arledge and Brandon Arledge; one sister, Audrey Johnson of Kettering; one great-aunt, Carolyn Tharp of Dayton; and several nieces, nephews and a host of friends.

Memorial services will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 28 at the Sinking Spring Community Church, where friends may call from 10-11 a.m. Eastern Star, Masonic and Scottish Rite Ring services will start at 11 a.m. followed by the memorial service with military rites conducted by the Highland County Honor Guard following the memorial service. Greg Seaman will officiate the memorial service. Inurnment of cremains will be at 3 p.m. in the Linwood Cemetery at Russellvile.

The family requests memorials to Shriners Hospital, 3229 Burnett Ave., Cincinnati, Ohio 45229.

Thompson Funeral Homes are serving the family.

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Published in Times Gazette from Aug. 25 to Aug. 26, 2014
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