Carter drove logging, lumber, and chip trucks for 53 years. After retirement, he and Jean traveled to visit family.
Carter is survived by his wife, Jean Haven; his daughters, Lianne Fairchild, Jean Camarena (deceased), Cherie Reynolds, Barbara Woods and their families; step-children, Bonnie Warlick (deceased), Greg Corley and Steven Corley; 16 grandchildren; 27 great-grandchildren (one on the way) and two great-great-grandchildren.
A celebration of his life will be held on Saturday, December 21, 2013, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Redwoods Mobile Home Park Club House, 502 Redwood Blvd., Redding, Calif. In lieu of flowers, the family prefers contributions to Mercy Hospice of Redding or your favorite charity.