Obituary: Carter Haven (April 26, 1932 – Dec. 16, 2013)

By Submitted December 19, 2013 04:03 pm

Carter Haven
Carter Haven
Carter Haven was born in Requa, Calif., April 26, 1932. He was raised in Crescent City, and was the youngest of seven children. Carter died December 16, 2013, at his home in Redding, Calif. Carter was married to Jean Haven and would have celebrated their 40th wedding anniversary on New Year’s Eve.

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.