Charles M. Carter
June 13, 1927 – June 16, 2010
Dallas, TX- Chuck Carter, age 83, passed away after a brief illness on Wednesday, June 16, 2010 in Dallas TX. He was born June 13, 1927 in Patriot, OH to Mildred and Milton Carter.
Mr. Carter proudly served his country in the U.S. Navy during WWII at the young age of 16. He was stationed on the Princeton aircraft carrier working with the radar and radio. After returning from the war he graduated from Ohio State University in 1950 with a degree in accounting, where he was a member in the Lambda Chi Alpha Fraternity. In 1956, he married the love of his life Peggy Brooks at Munger Place Baptist Church in Dallas, TX. He then went on to graduate from Harvard Business School (AMP). Mr. Carter retired after 35 faithful years with Kraft Foods where he was the Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Domestic and International Operations. He was a member of the Financial Executive Institute for 45 years, as well as a member of the Northway Christian Church in Dallas. Chuck was a dedicated golfer that enjoyed the camaraderie and friendship of his circle of golfing friends at the Sunset Ridge Country Club in Chicago and the Eastern Hill Country Club in Garland where he was a member. Upon retiring from Kraft, Chuck and Peggy made their home in the Glen Lakes Community, during these years the Carters had the pleasure of traveling extensively.
Mr. Charles is survived by his wife of 53 years Peggy, two daughters, Kelli Knight of Austin, TX, Kerri Daly and husband Kieran of Mobil, AL; six grandchildren, Rachel Knight, Kira Daly, Christopher Knight, Kaci Daly, Jack Daly, and Jami Daly, one sister Mary Jenkins and husband Don of Ironton, OH; one brother-in-law, Thurman Brooks Jr. of TN; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.
A memorial service will be held at the Northway Christian Church, 7202 W. NW Highway, Dallas, TX 75225 at 12:00 p.m. Saturday, June 19, 2010.
In lieu of flowers, the family wishes contributions be made to the Northway Christian Endowment Fund for Missions.
Charles M. Carter
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June 20, 2010
We've always enjoyed seeing Uncle Charles and Aunt Peggy's family over the years at our Granparent's house in Cadmus, Ohio. We've had many good memories of him. Uncle Charles would always arrange a hayride for us when we were younger so we could have a good time . He was always so thoughtful and always made us feel important. We always enjoyed listening to his stories and we will miss him terribly. I'm glad we were able to see him at Aunt Lucille's reunion and our cousin Kristy's wedding. I'm sure he is having fun traveling around heaven. With Sympathy, Greg, Debbie, Ben & Lindsay Lachowsky from Johnstown, Ohio
June 19, 2010
Chuck always had a smile of his face and was always so happy to see everyone. Chuck would tell me stories about his and Peggy's trips, what wonderful memories. Chuck you will be missed. Peggy, you know I loved you both, my sincerest sympathy to you and the girls.
June 18, 2010
My Uncle Charles was debanaire, a man that was respected, admired, and had the great ability to communicate with people in all walks of life. He made us all feel that he cared for us and that we were very important to him. He was a humble man who remembered where he came from. Above all, he loved Jesus Christ as his Lord and Savior. You will be sadly missed "lazybones"(my childhood nickname for him) Until we meet again. Much love and sincerest condolences to Aunt Peggy, Kelli, Kerri and families.
Dina and Jerry Sickles family, Blacklick, Ohio+