Bruce A. Carter Jr., 84, Seymour, passed away at 1:40 p.m. Tuesday, May 11, 2010, at Schneck Medical Center, Seymour.
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Mr. Carter had worked at Blish Milling Co. and Excello Shirt Factory and retired from Cummins in 1983. He also enjoyed farming and gardening and loved to travel.
Born May 24, 1925, in Jackson County, he was the son of Bruce A. and Goldie Crane Carter, both of whom preceded him in death. On Aug. 19, 1950, he married Edith B. Laraway, who preceded him in death July 7, 2009.
Mr. Carter will be greatly missed by his daughter, Carol (Bill) Daly; sons, Dennis (Shirlan) Carter and Duane (Carolyn) Carter; seven grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; and one brother, Charles Tipton Carter.
He was preceded in death by one sister, Virginia Knowles.
The Rev. Paul Ayers will conduct funeral services at 1 p.m. Friday at Voss Chapel, Seymour. Interment will follow at Chestnut Ridge Cemetery with a Voss dove release.
Friends may call from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday and from noon until time of service Friday at the funeral home.
The family requests memorial donations be made to AIM at the Melanoma Foundation.
Published in Tribune from May 12 to May 16, 2010