Gary A. Carter

Last Updated on June 6, 2021 by Fisher Funeral Chapel

Gary A. Carter

Gary A Carter, 71, of Peru, passed away Saturday, May 29, 2021, at his home.

Born January 14, 1950, in Logansport, he was the son of the late William and Jane (Shirley) Carter.

On May 17, 1974, in Logansport, he was married to Marilyn (Smith) Carter who preceded him in death October 22, 2020.

A 1968 graduate of Logansport High School, Gary continued his education at Ivy Tech Community College where he received his Associates of Science in Accounting.

Gary had worked at the former Wilson Food plant in Logansport and most recently American Foods-Eckrich (Smithfield) in Peru as a quality control inspector.

Gary was a member of the Abundant Life in Kokomo. He enjoyed bowling, especially as a mentor with youth bowling. He started the Logansport Bowling League. Gary also enjoyed working as a basketball referee. In earlier years, he played softball on the Wilson Foods league. Gary was a former Boy Scout leader. His favorite past times included watching John Wayne Westerns and reading.

He is survived by his children, Scott Carter, Peru, Kristen (Gary) Hall, Logansport, Kelly (Dave) Click, Denver, and Thomas (Brandy) Carter, Lexington, North Carolina; one step-son, Jason (Cynthia) Jennings, Otterbien; one brother, Kevin Carter; one sister, Dawn Carter; and his precious grandchildren, Lucas Carter, Kylie Zoubul, Madison Mason, Isaac Carter, Cheyenne Carter, Ciera Carter, Jaron Jennings, Justin Cogswell, Owen Click, Sandis Carter, Dyrk Carter, Tryg Carter, Jolie Carter and Myla Carter; and several great-grandchildren.

In addition to his wife and parents, he was preceded in death by one sister, Patricia Stevens and one brother, Mike Carter.

A Funeral Service celebrating Gary’s life will be held at 6 p.m. Thursday, June 3 in Fisher Funeral Chapel with Pastor Toph Elkins officiating.

Friends will be received from 3 p.m. until the time of service on Thursday.

Interment, at a later date, will be in Mount Hope Cemetery.

You may share memories and condolences on Gary’s Tribute Wall at