Gary J. Carter, 70, of Hillsboro, Ohio (formerly of New Vienna, Ohio), died 2:05 AM, Monday, August 27, 2012 at Heartland of Hillsboro. Mr. Carter was born May 10, 1942 in New Vienna, Ohio, son of the late Jack H. and Ada L. Preston Carter. He was a 1960 graduate of New Vienna High School and a 1965 graduate of Wilmington College. He and his brother, Jack, owned and operated Carter Metal Products for many years.
Mr. Carter is survived by a son, Gary J. Carter II of Lynchburg, Ohio; a daughter, Michelle (Brian) Lynch of Lynchburg, Ohio; a brother, Jack (Brenda) Carter of Hillsboro, Ohio; three grandchildren, Courtney Hammon of Lynchburg, Ohio, Tyler Lynch of Lynchburg, Ohio, and Alex Lynch of Lynchburg, Ohio; two great grandchildren, Brayden Warne and Sophia Warne; a niece, Jackie Acton; a nephew, Brad (Laina) Carter; and his great nephew and great nieces, Zane, Kaylee, and Ayda. In addition to his parents, a brother, John W. Carter, and his grandparents, Delbert and Esther Carter, and William and Margaret Preston, are preceded in death.
Funeral services will be 1:00 PM, Wednesday, August 29, 2012 at the L. Eugene Smith & Son Funeral Home, 64 S. South Street, New Vienna, Ohio. Burial will be in the New Vienna Cemetery. Friends may call from 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM, Wednesday, August 29, 2012 at the L. Eugene Smith & Son Funeral Home.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial contributions be made to The ALS Association, 27001 Agoura Road, Suite 250, Calabasas Hills, CA 91301.