Thomas Carter


Thomas L. Sr.

Thomas L. Carter Sr. passed away Wednesday, July 2, 2014, at Hospice of Northwest Ohio in Perrysburg. He was born May 24, 1937, in Toledo to Ivan W. and Mabel L. (Frees) Carter. He served his country proudly while enlisted in the U.S. Air Force during the Korea War. On July 26, 1975, Tom married Glenna (Moses) Carter. Tom worked in the trucking industry for over 25 years and became disabled in 1981. Tom enjoyed fishing, card playing and maintaining his lawn. Tom loved spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren.

He is survived by Glenna, his loving wife of 38 years; children, Sherry Derseweh, Thomas (Cindy) Driftmeyer, Candice Bradford, Kenneth (Donna) Driftmeyer and Thomas (Laurie) Carter Jr.; grandchildren, Nicole and Mindy Derseweh, Santino Cordero-Carter, Destiny Driftmeyer, Ashley and Christopher Bradford, Kyle and Kaitlyn Driftmeyer, and Thomas Carter III. Tom was preceded in death by his parents; four siblings and son, James Carter.

Family and friends may visit the Freck Funeral Chapel on Monday, July 7, 2014, from 2:00-8:00 p.m. Funeral services will be held on Tuesday in the funeral home at 1:30 p.m. with burial to follow at Toledo Memorial Park. Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Northwest Ohio.


Funeral Home

Freck Funeral Chapel
1155 South Wynn Road Oregon, OH 43616
(419) 693-9304

Published in Toledo Blade on July 6, 2014