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George W. 'Big G' Carter

Sunday, January 29, 2012

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George W. "Big G" Carter, 74, Brazil, passed away unexpectedly Jan. 28, 2012.

George was born in Indianapolis, March 23, 1937, the son of George W. Carter Sr. and Dorothy (Weissmuller) Carter.

He served his country in the Indiana Army National Guard.

George married Marsha L. Riley Sept. 22, 1958.

He worked for American Vitrified, later known as Logan Clay, for 23 years. After its closing, he worked for Pell's Bargainmart and Owen Detective mine security.

He enjoyed spending time with his family, especially his grandkids, as well as fishing.

He was preceded in death by his parents, brother Perry Carter, and sister Georgia (Bill) Goodwin.

He is survived by his wife of 53 years, Marsha Carter, Brazil, children Rick Carter (Marcia), Brazil, Steve Carter (Brenda), Brazil, Lori Ross (Joe Melin), Bowling Green, Lisa Slater (Tim), Brazil, and Bill Carter, Brazil, grandchildren Amber Carter, Rikki Carter, Stephanie Quinn, Kelsey Carter, April Chamness, Heather Ross, Greg Carter, Tairyn Starr, Tim Slater II, Jordon Slater, Bill Carter II, Josh Carter, David Alexander and Chris Alexander, 21 great-grandchildren, brother Michael Carter (Louise), Fillmore, Ind., sister-in-law Pat Carter, Indianapolis, brothers-in-law Dick Riley (Judy), Tennessee, and Ed Riley, Brazil, as well as several nieces, nephews and extended family members.

Services will be at French Funeral Home, Wednesday, Feb. 1, 2012, at 11 a.m., with Pastor Steve Loft officiating.

Burial will follow at Center Point Cemetery.

Visitation will be at the funeral home, Tuesday, from 4-8 p.m.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the American Cancer Society, 5635 W. 96th St., Suite 100, Indianapolis, Ind., 46278.

Visit www.frenchfuneralhome.com to light a candle in his memory.