Clayton Lester “Sonny” Carter, 78, of Huntington, IN, passed away at Parkview Randallia Hospital, Fort Wayne, IN, on Tuesday, January 5, 2021, at 1:09 a.m.
Clayton was born on October 21, 1942, in Keene, New Hampshire, to Clayton George and Sylvia (Fontaine) Carter. His parents preceded him in death. He married Hazel Roach Neukam Carter on November 7, 1966. She survives and resides in Huntington, IN.
Mr. Carter retired as a dispatcher with the Huntington Co Sheriff’s Department, prior to this he worked at Jack Cross Ford-Lincoln-Mercury in Wabash he also was the manager of the Huntington Munciple Airport. He was a member of Bethesda Freewill Baptist Church, Andrews, IN and served on the Andrews Town council.
Along with his wife, he is survived by three sons, Cliffton (Lynn) Neukam, Florida, John W. (Amanda Hartstein) Neukam, Fort Wayne, IN, and Clayton E. “C.C.” Carter, Fort Wayne, IN; one daughter, Sandra E. Neukam, Fort Wayne, IN, two sisters, Barbara Baird, New Hampshire and Jean Wilder, New Hampshire, and 10 grandchildren and 9 great grandchildren.
Along with his parents, he is preceded in death by one son, Ronald Keith Neukam and one grandchild.
Calling hours will be held on Saturday, January 9, 2021, from 12:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. at McElhaney-Hart Funeral Home, 715 N. Jefferson Street, Huntington, IN.
A Service will follow at 2:00 p.m. at McElhaney-Hart Funeral Home, 715 N. Jefferson Street, Huntington, IN with Rev. Worley Newsome officiating.
Burial will be at Riverside Cemetery, Andrews, IN.
In lieu of flowers memorials can be made to donor’s choice in care of McElhaney-Hart Funeral Home, 715 N. Jefferson Street, Huntington, IN.
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