Clarence Elmer Carter, at age 71 passed away at his home in Rio Vista, CA December 23, 2017, a year ago.
He was born in Clinton, Iowa March 16, 1946, to Clarence W. And Marie (Stahl) Carter of Charlotte, Iowa. He was confirmed at St John Lutheran Church in Clinton, Iowa and attended Clinton High School. Clarence was drafted into the US Army, serving at Ft Rucker, AL and Ft Benning, GA as helicopter mechanic.
The U.S. Dept of Veterans Affairs provided the funeral and burial was at the Sacramento Valley National Cemetery in Dixon, CA. in 2017.
He is survived by one son, Clarence David (Rhonda) Carter, two granddaughters, Arielle and Zoey of Rio Vista; two brothers Joseph (Rosemarie) Carter of Acworth, GA and David Carter of Davenport, Iowa; one sister Marianne (Paul) Wenzel of Clinton, IA; one aunt, Violet Bopes of Clinton, IA; and several nieces, nephews and cousins. Preceding him in death were his parents, grandparents, many aunts and uncles, some cousins and one niece. He loved his guitar music and his pet dogs and black cat Rambett! His loyal dog was found guarding his body.
Published on January 11, 2019
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