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Leland D. Carter

November 6, 1928 ~ April 14, 2019 (age 90)
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     Leland D. Carter, 90, went home to be with the Lord, Sunday night, April 14, 2019, in his residence. He was born in Jefferson Township, Grant County, on November 6, 1928, the son of the late John B. and Estella (Davis) Carter.

     He graduated from Jefferson Township High School in 1946.  He married Norma Jean Milhollin on November 7, 1946.  She preceded him in death on January 4, 1975.  On June 27, 1975, he married Janet Glass.

     Mr. Carter attended Epworth United Methodist Church, Matthews. He was a farmer and a truck driver for McCammon Trucking before retiring in 1993.

     Survivors include his wife of 43 years: Janet Carter, Fairmount; two sons: Dennis (Judy) Carter, Fairmount; and Michael (Wanda) Carter, Fairmount; three daughters: Diane (Gary) Elliott, White Pine, TN; Karen (Tom) Richards, Fairmount; and Lesa (Jeff) Hawkins, New Port Richey, FL;  four step-sons: Michael (Cindy) Glass, Hartford City; Jeffery (Diane) Glass, Matthews; Patrick (Rosa) Glass, Virginia; and Timothy (Angie) Glass, Gulf Shores, Alabama; two brothers: Ralph Carter, Ohio; and Joseph Carter, Washington State; a sister: Louise Sprowl, Marion;  and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

     Arrangements were entrusted to the Jones-Smith Chapel of Armes-Hunt Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 259 N. Main St., Upland, Indiana, where a visitation will be held from 10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. on Wednesday, April 17, 2019. The funeral service will follow at 11:30 a.m. at the funeral home, with Rev. Jan Bunch officiating. Interment will be in Matthews Cemetery, Matthews.

     Memorial contributions may be made to Epworth United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 36, Matthews, Indiana, 46957. 

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