Bobby N. Carter
Bucyrus - Bobby N. Carter, age 82, died on Friday, January 22, 2021 in OhioHealth Mansfield Hospital. Born in Franklin, KY, on November 23, 1938, the son of the late Ewing Clayton and Myrtle Layvoice (Stovall) Carter; he married Helen G. Palmer on February 2, 1963, in the Cathedral of St. Joseph Catholic Church, in Wheeling, WV., who survives.
Also surviving are his children, Robert C. Carter, Richard Carter, Deanna (Jack, Jr.) Crase, and Tony Carter; grandsons, Tyler Carter and Trey Crase; granddaughters, Alexa, Jordan and Amanda Crase; brother, Guy (Bev) Petty; sisters, Betty Bessinger and Mary Petty; brother-in-law, Dr. Charles B. Palmer. Preceded in death by parents; great-grandson, Wyatt Michael Crase; in-laws, Charles and Florence (Kalinowski) Palmer; grandparents, S. C. "Babe" and Ada Dean (Suttle) Carter.
Received into the Catholic Church prior to his marriage, Bobby was a devout Christian (and Catholic). Bobby graduated from Bucyrus High School in 1957, and proudly served our country in the US Air Force for eight years and then retired from the Ontario (OH) plant of General Motors "Body by Fisher" after 33 years. After Bobby's retirement from General Motors he then retired from Mun-Pirnstill Funeral Home as a Driver. A devoted citizen of Bucyrus, he served the youth in the community as a coach in the city Minor League baseball association and later served the citizens as a council person for Bucyrus City Council, First Ward. He was a member of the Bucyrus Airport Commission; and a member of Amvets Post 27, Moose Lodge 669, American Legion 181, and Elks Lodge 559. Also a Member of Holy Trinity Catholic Church. Bob was a stubborn man who loved his wife, four children and five grandchildren; he never missed a chance to be at any one of his grandchildren's sporting events; they loved seeing us there and always waved to us. He also served as a mentor for ten years at the local schools helping the school kids and was a proud member of the Democratic Party. He could hardly get around but he loved riding his mower keeping his lawn in order. He never wanted to be a burden to others.
His funeral Mass will be celebrated Tuesday, January 26, 2021, at 11 a.m., at Holy Trinity Catholic Church, 760 Tiffin Street (Bucyrus, OH 44820), where his family will receive visitors one hour prior. Rev. Fr. Paul Fahrbach, Presider. Burial, Oakwood Cemetery, Bucyrus, Ohio. Please, in lieu of flowers, direct your donations in his name to Holy Trinity Parish. PLEASE NOTE: Due to Covid-19, masks must be worn at the church. "Well done, my good and favorite servant!" Arrangements entrusted with his son, Robert C. Carter, of the JOHN QUINT TREBONI FUNERAL HOME, 1177 West Fifth Avenue, Columbus, OH 43212. Condolences may be sent via www.johnquint.com
Published by Telegraph-Forum from Jan. 24 to Jan. 25, 2021.