Robert L. “Bob” Carter, 86, a longtime Rush County resident, passed away Feb. 19, 2013, in Rushville, with his wife of 66 years by his side.
Bob was born Aug. 25, 1926, in Rush County to the late Earl E. and Dora (Wall) Carter.
Bob lived most of his life in Rush County and served in the U.S. Navy during World War II. He married Betty Poston Nov. 28, 1946; she survives. Bob worked as a truck driver for Morristown Grain Elevator for 32 years and later retired from Williams Industries in Shelbyville.
Bob loved music and was known by the handle of Music Man on the CB radio. He was an avid guitar and harmonica player and often performed at the Senior Citizen Center in New Castle. He was a member of the House of Prayer in Lewisville and was the assistant director of Heavens Bread Basket food pantry in Lewisville.
He is survived by his wife, Betty; three grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents, Bob was preceded in death by two sons, one daughter, two brothers and four sisters.
Services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 23, 2013, at House of Prayer, Lewisville. Pastor David Todd will preside. Friends are welcome to visit from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday at the church. Burial will be in Raleigh Cemetery. Rush County Honor Guard will perform military rites at the graveside.
Memorial contributions may be made to Heavens Bread Basket c/o House of Prayer, 9630 S CR 25 W, Lewisville, IN 47352.