Arthur Lloyd Carter Sr.

Arthur Lloyd Carter Sr.

Birth
Houston, Harris County, Texas, USA
Death 6 Jan 2015 (aged 92)
Burial Indianapolis, Marion County, Indiana, USA
Memorial ID 141222382 · View Source
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Arthur Lloyd Carter, Sr., Departed from this life on Tuesday, January 6, 2015 surrounded by his family. Arthur was born December 7, 1922 in Houston, Texas. He was the only child of Ida Brooks and Arthur Carter. He was raised by his maternal grandmother, Cora Brooks, in Indianapolis, Indiana. He attended IPS School #26 and Crispus Attucks High School. He married his childhood sweetheart, Ann Grace Carter in 1942. They had five children.
He served for the US Army Air Corps from 1942 until 1945 when he was honorably discharged from active duty. During his time in the military, he was an administrative clerk, a pilot mechanic, and a Tuskegee Airmen cadet at the Tuskegee Institute. After his discharge, he returned back to Indianapolis, Indiana. He attended Indiana University where he majored in Accounting.
Arthur later worked as a tax accountant for the Internal Revenue Service and the General Accounting Office. He also operated his own accounting practice and a popular travel agency, Twilight Travel Agency.
Arthur was active in a multitude of civic and social groups. He was a honored member and leader of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity and received the Silver Beaver Award from Boy Scouts of America. He was a member of the Bachelor Benedict Club and the Indianapolis 500 Oldtimers Club. Among his many honors and distinctions were the Kappa Alpha Psi Laurel Wreath Award, the Sagamore of the Wabash, and the Congressional Gold Medal.
He was preceded in death by his parents; grandparents; wife, Anne Grace Carter; and son, Brooks Carter. He leaves behind four children, Arthur L. Carter II, John Dale Carter, Mary Ann Dickerson and Lennie Carter; two extended children, Nelson Jones and Sherry McCoy; eight grandchildren, LaTrayl, Keenan, Consuelo, Arthur III, Yuisa, Anne, Alan, and Annelise; and a host of great-grandchildren, great-great-grandchildren, and friends.
As a salute to honor his final requests, there will not be any funeral services and his final resting spot will be beside his wife at Crown Hill Cemetery in Indianapolis, Indiana. Arrangements: Crown Hill Funeral Home.


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  • Created by: CKHoosier
  • Added: 11 Jan 2015
  • Find a Grave Memorial 141222382
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Arthur Lloyd Carter Sr. (7 Dec 1922–6 Jan 2015), Find a Grave Memorial no. 141222382, citing Crown Hill Cemetery, Indianapolis, Marion County, Indiana, USA ; Maintained by CKHoosier (contributor 47377608) .