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Richard Carter - 61

5/13/1957 - 10/12/2018

Clinton, IA


     Richard “Rick” Carter, age 61 of Clinton, passed away Friday, October 12, 2018 at Eagle Point Nursing Home.  In following Richard’s wishes, cremation rites have been accorded. A gathering of family and friends will be held from 2:00 to 3:00 PM Saturday, October 27, 2018 at the Pape Funeral Home. A memorial service will begin at 3:00 PM. Memorials may be directed to the family.


     Rick was born in Greenwood, Mississippi on May 13, 1957, the son of George and Bessie Mae (Smith) Carter Montgomery.  He married Nicole Meurs on April 1, 2006 in Clinton.  Rick was a self-employed carpenter.  He enjoyed spending time with his children and family, fishing, watching WWE and following the Oakland Raiders.


     Rick is survived by three children; Desmond Grant of Tennessee; Amaya Carter and John Carter both of Clinton; Nicole Carter of Clinton, his caring friend and mother of his children; 4 brothers, George (Pat) Carter of Mississippi, Frederick Montgomery of Mississippi, Lamar Montgomery of Iowa, and Ike (Donielle) Carter of Mississippi; four sisters, Bobbie Jean(Calvin) Hollis of Missouri, Dorothy Montgomery of Texas, Phyllis (Robert) Davidson of Mississippi and Jackie Florence of Florida; an aunt, Jessie Mae Smith of Mississippi and many nieces, nephews and cousins.  He was preceded in death by his parents and two brothers, James and Edward Carter. 

In following Richard’s wishes, cremation rites have been accorded. A memorial service will be held at a later date.

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