James Edward Carter

July 29, 1926November 18, 2021
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Debo Funeral Home

James Edward Carter, 95, Readsville, MO passed away on Thursday, November 18, 2021 at Missouri Veterans Home in Mexico, MO.

James was born on July 29, 1926 in Foristell, MO the son of John and Nancy (Groshong) Carter who preceded him in death. James was a veteran of the US Army, serving during WWII, where he received the Asiatic Pacific Theater Service Medal and Good Conduct Medal. On November 13, 1948, he was united in marriage to Erna Lee Hueffmeier who preceded him in death in 1997. He was a faithful member of the Bethel Methodist Church where he and his wife attended for several years. James was a farmer and enjoyed working with Belgian horses and horse drawn equipment. He will be missed by his family and friends, even his practical jokes.

Survivors include: one son, William Carter (Sandy); one daughter, Nancy Vandeloecht (Bruce); seven grandchildren, Brent Vandeloecht (Andrea), Brad Vandeloecht (Kristin), Brandon Vandeloecht, Brandi Caruthers (Jeremy), Angela Hadley (Brad), Jonathan Carter (Melissa), Christopher Carter; 14 great grandchildren; one great great grandson and one foster brother, Robert Wyatt (Ruth). He was also preceded in death by one sister, Margaret Copling and one foster brother, Dean Wyatt.

Visitation will be held on Monday, November 22, 2021 from 10:00 am – 11:00 am at Debo Funeral Home, Fulton, MO. Funeral service will follow at 11:00 am at the funeral home with Pastor Bruce Williamson officiating. Burial will be in Bethel Cemetery in Readsville, MO.

In lieu of flowers, memorials are suggested to Missouri Veterans Home-Mexico, c/o Debo Funeral Home, 833 Court St, Fulton, MO 65251.

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  • Brent Vandeloecht
  • Brad Vandeloecht
  • Brandon Vandeloecht
  • Jonathan Carter
  • Christopher Carter
  • Jeremy Caruthers
  • Tylar Walker
  • Brad Hadley

Past Services

Monday, November 22, 2021


Monday, November 22, 2021

Funeral Service

Monday, November 22, 2021