Greensburg- Carl Alvin Carter, 83, died February 14, 2017 at the Kiowa County Memorial Hospital, Greensburg, Kansas. He was born February 20, 1933 in Grays Knob, Kentucky the son of Earnest Leslie and Bessie Ruth (Farmer) Carter. Carl graduated from Hall High School, Harlan, Kentucky. He worked on heavy equipment as an operator and mechanic for Eagle Valley Construction of Clermont, Indiana. Carl served in the United States Navy, a veteran of the Korean Conflict. He had lived in Harlan, Kentucky before serving in the Navy and then lived in Camby, Indiana for forty seven years, moving to Greensburg, Kansas in 2012. On June 26, 1959 Carl married Vivian Medley in Brownsburg, Indiana. She survives. Other survivors include a son Carl A. Carter, Jr. and wife Peggy, Richmond, Indiana, a daughter Deborah Ann Price and husband Joe, Mullinville, Kansas, and a Granddaughter Casie Ann Price, Mullinville. He was preceded in death by five brothers William, Clay, Freeman, Fred and Lester Carter and three sisters Lois Carlton, Gladys Kidd and Dorothy Carter. Graveside services with Military Honors will be 2:00p.m. Friday, February 17, 2017 in Fairview Cemetery, Greensburg with Pastor Franklin Ruff officiating. Memorials are suggested to the Alzheimers Association in care of Fleener Funeral Home, PO Box 41, Greensburg, Kansas 67054-0041.
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