Michael John CARTER

CARTER, Michael John

Michael John Carter, age 64, of Cheyenne, WY, formerly of Loxahatchee, entered into eternal rest on Thursday May 1, 2014 in Denver, CO after an extended illness. His devoted wife Barbara was at his side. Michael was born in Toledo, OH on August 23, 1949 to Carl Carter and Jeanne Carter. Later moving to Lake Park, FL when he was 6 years old. Michael graduated from Palm Beach Country Day School and later attended Palm Beach Community College. He fought bravely in Vietnam with the 25th infantry division of the U.S Army, achieving the rank of E-5 (sergeant) where he was awarded the Bronze Star for meritorious achievement against hostile forces. He married his wife Barbara (Labounty) on November 11, 1978. Michael is survived by his wife of 36 years, his sister Sue Williams (Don); brothers Kevin, Craig and Richard Carter (Martha); brother-in-law Douglas Labounty (Claudia) and a host of nieces and nephews. Friends may call at Northwood Funeral Home, 5608 Broadway, West Palm Beach 33407. Viewing Thursday May 15 from 2:00PM to 4:00PM and 6:00PM to 8:00PM. Interment is scheduled for Friday May 16 at 11:00AM at South Florida National Cemetery in Lake Worth.

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Funeral Home

Northwood Funeral Home & Crematory
5608 Broadway West Palm Beach, FL 33407
(561) 844-4311

Published in The Palm Beach Post from May 10 to May 13, 2014