Larry N. Carter
Winslow Alumni Class of 1954
May 5, 2006
WINSLOW — Larry N. Carter, 69, died Friday, May 5, 2006, at the Hospice Facility in Palm Springs, Calif., suffering from Lou Gehrig’s (ALS) disease.
He was born June 2, 1936, in Winslow to Marlin and Doris (Hurt) Carter. He loved all sports and won many awards in basketball and tennis. He played basketball at Winslow High School and college basketball at Vincennes University and the University of Evansville. He graduated from Vincennes University in 1956 and University of Evansville in 1961, with a degree in mechanical engineering.
He spent a short time at Whirlpool Corporation in Evansville and was later hired by Rockwell International in California. He continued his love for sports, and concentrated on tennis as an avid player and instructor. He retired from the Boeing Company (former Rockwell International) after 36 years.
Surviving are his mother, Doris (Carter) Williams of Boonville; three daughters, Candi Mayhugh, Pamela Goertz and Debra Foust; two sons, Larry V. Carter and Rory Carter, all of California; Peggy Carter of California, the mother of his children; Judy Chandler of California, partner, companion and care provider; one sister, Rhea Young and husband Charles of Winslow; and one brother, Don Carter of Boonville. He was preceded in death by his father, Marlin Carter of Boonville.
A memorial service was conducted at 4 p.m. Tuesday, May 16, at Curtis Funeral Home in Winslow.