Tuesday, October 24th, 2017

Garth Cyrus “Red” Carter

Garth Cyrus “Red” Carter, 87, dies Sunday, September 17, 2017, in Wheeler.

Graveside services will be held at 10:00 a.m. Saturday, September 23, 2017, in Citizens Cemetery in Clarendon with Joe Neal Shadle, officiating.

Arrangements are under the direction of Robertson Funeral Directors of Clarendon.

Visitation will be from 5:00-7:00 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.

Red was born April 14, 1930, in Alanreed to Amul Cyrus and Clara Mae Daniels Carter.  He married Edna Louise Mann on May 29, 1948, in Clarendon.  He was a water well shop foreman prior to his retirement.  He was a resident of Dumas from 1948-1988, Pampa 1988-1995, Clarendon 1995-2012, and has been a resident at Wheeler Nursing and Rehab since 2012.  He called square dancing around the panhandle for 25 years.  He was a big supporter of his grandkids and made all of their events.  The family would like to thank Wheeler Nursing and Rehab for their loving care towards Red.

He is preceded in death by his parents; his wife, on October 26, 2004; and a brother, Jimmy Carter.

He is survived by 2 sons, Johnny Carter and wife Deena of Shamrock and Randy Carter of Austin; a brother, Neal Carter and wife Jan of Miami; 2 grandchildren, Dakota Carter of Houston and Jacey Rucker and husband Kelby of Shamrock; and special friends, Joe Neal Shadle and Doug Kid.

The family request memorials be sent to Wheeler Nursing and Rehab.

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