George Allen Carter, 81, of Dover, formerly of Cadiz passed away on Monday, June 5, 2023 at Truman House of Community Hospice in New Philadelphia, Ohio. He was born in Jerusalem, Ohio on December 26, 1941 to the late George E. & Nina (Lawrence) Carter.
Allen was a serviceman for Western Auto in Cadiz for 42 years before closing the business in 2006. He was a former service member in the U.S. Army, member of Scott United Methodist Church in Cadiz, Cadiz American Legion Post #34, Cadiz Fire Department, the Cardinal Booster Club and an active volunteer at the Cadiz Food Pantry.
In addition to his parents; he was preceded in death by a sister, Nancy Albaugh.
Allen is survived by wife of 59 years, Marcia (Rogers) Carter of Dover and their three children; Melinda Carter of Lakewood, Kevin Carter (Wendy Hixson) of New Philadelphia, and David Carter (Corinn Haselhorst) of Canal Winchester. Three grandchildren, Austin Carter (Morgan Lockhart) of Stone Creek, Haley Carter of Pittsburg, PA, and Hannah Carter of Bexley; and his Sister, Sandy Bumgardner (Gary Bumgardner) of Cadiz, Ohio.
Visitation will be held on Saturday, June 10, 2023 from 11:00 a.m. until time of funeral service at 2:00 p.m. at Clark-Kirkland-Barr, 172 South Main Street, Cadiz, with Rev. Ed Kovacik officiating. Burial will follow at Pleasant Valley United Methodist Church Cemetery with Military Honors provided by the Cadiz American Legion.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial contributions be made to: the Truman House of Community Hospice, 716 Commercial Avenue SW, New Philadelphia, Ohio 44663 or the Cadiz American Legion Post #34, 336 East Spring Street, Cadiz, Ohio 43907.
The memorial guestbook may be signed at www.clark-kirkland-barr.com.