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Alexander Funeral Home-Newburgh Chapel

5333 Old Indiana 261, Newburgh, IN

OBITUARY

Donald Jean Carter

August 11, 1931April 24, 2020

Donald J. (Red) Carter, 88, of Evansville, Indiana, passed away on Friday, April 24, 2020, at Signature Healthcare. He was born August 11, 1931 in Wichita Falls, Texas.

Red was a Korean War veteran from 1951 to1953, serving in the battle of Pork Chop Hill. He was a member of Operating Engineers local 181 for over 50 years, as a crane operator. He was preceded in death by his mother, Gladys (Broyles); father, John Carter; brothers John, James, and Terry; sister, Mozelle (Simpson).

Red is survived by his wife of 67 years, Wilma (Utley); sons, Joseph W. of Alaska and Donald R. of Virginia; daughter, Lisa Gardner of Evansville; 14 grandchildren; 15 great grandchildren; and two great-great grandchildren.

There will be no services at Alexander Newburgh Chapel. Condolences may be offered at www.AlexanderNewburghChapel.com.

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Ashley Murphy

May 1, 2020

My absolute favorite resident. A spit fire and very loving. He will be truly missed

Jill Utley

April 29, 2020

Uncle Red,

One of my earliest and fondest childhood memories is coming down with the family from Wisconsin to visit you and Aunt Wilma. You’d always run and get dozens of long johns from Donut Bank for us kids! You always cracked everyone up... I remember Aunt Wilma made a special dinner and you said “it’s good honey, just don’t make it ever again”. Only you could get away with that! You will be missed and remembered by everyone who knew you.
Jilly Bean

Jeannie Utley

April 28, 2020

Uncle Red always had a smile, a hug , and chocolate kisses for us when we visited. The man we remember was kind, humble and a great human being....never asking much for himself and tried to do no harm to anyone... a true giver without expecting anything in return. A tough old coot who would never quit. Rest In Peace Uncle Red and you were loved by so many. Mike and Jeannie utley

Catherine Alexander

April 28, 2020

Uncle, I’ll never forget all the fun we had. I hope you’re enjoying unlimited banana Lloyd’s Ice Cream in heaven. Thank you for always loving and caring about me and my children just as we are! Love you. Cassarina

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