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Richard Elmer Carter
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Birth: Jun. 14, 1885
Floyd County
Iowa, USA
Death: May 20, 1944
Maricopa County
Arizona, USA

He married Rose Ella Johnson 15 Mar 1905 in Dickens, Iowa. Richard and Rose had Leonard J., Elsie, Elmer, and Harold Carter.
Funeral services were held on Friday afternoon at the Methodist church in Dickens for Richard E. Carter, son of John Henry and Anstis Elizabeth Hubbard Carter, who was born near Rudd on June 14, 1885, and died on May 20. When he was a boy he moved with his parents to Clay county and lived on a farm until his marriage to Miss Rose Johnson on March 15, 1905, and they lived in North Dakota for 18 years. Six children came to bless the home, two of whom died in infancy. In 1923 they returned to Iowa and located on a farm near Dickens. In 1942, ill health forced him to leave the farm and go to Arizona where he lived until his death. He leaves to mourn his passing his wife and four children: Leonard of Toledo, Elmer of Terril, Mrs. Paul Oliver of Phoenix, Ariz., Harold of Dickens, two sisters and four brothers. Funeral services were conducted in the M.E. church in Dickens by Rev. Earl Hart of Pomeroy and Rev. Robert Smith of Dickens, and burial took place in North Lawn Memorial cemetery at Spencer. Mr. Carter was respected by all who knew him. He was a good neighbor and a faithful friend. He was a member of the Odd Fellows and Workman lodge.

(Obit in the Ruthven Free Press, Wednesday, May 31, 1944, page 8) 
Family links: 
  John Henry Carter (1850 - 1916)
  Anstis Elizabeth Hubbard Carter (1853 - 1937)
  Rose Ella Johnson Carter (1883 - 1949)
  Leonard John Carter (1905 - 1967)*
  Anstis Myrtle Carter (1909 - 1909)*
  Elmer Roy Carter (1912 - 1989)*
  Elsie Rose Carter Oliver (1912 - 1992)*
  Harold August Carter (1917 - 1973)*
  Mary Elizabeth Carter Bird (1872 - 1947)*
  Charles Marvin Carter (1875 - 1948)*
  John H. Carter (1878 - 1967)*
  Alice Olivia Carter Smith (1880 - 1958)*
  Marcus W. Carter (1883 - 1913)*
  Richard Elmer Carter (1885 - 1944)
  Harvey Hubbard Carter (1887 - 1888)*
  William Reginald Carter (1889 - 1969)*
  Leonard Ackley Carter (1892 - 1974)*
  Eugene Edwin Carter (1895 - 1896)*
*Calculated relationship
North Lawn Cemetery
Clay County
Iowa, USA
Created by: Burt
Record added: Oct 13, 2008
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Richard Elmer Carter
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Richard Elmer Carter
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Richard Elmer Carter
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