James E. “Jim” Carter, 74, of Fort Seneca, passed away Sunday evening, June 20, 2021 at Mercy Health-St. Rita’s Hospital in Lima.
On February 4, 1947, in Fremont, he was born to George and Gertrude (Franks) Carter and he married Patricia Cook on August 3, 1964.
Survivors include his wife of over 56 years, Patricia of Fort Seneca; daughters, Rebecca (Brian) Harris and Jodie (Angel) Vasquez, Jr. both of Tiffin; sons, James (Jenny) Carter, Jr. of Pennsylvania; Kevin (Shannon) Carter of Tiffin; Vincent (Kennedy) Carter of South Carolina; brothers, Bob (Gloria) Carter, Ronnie (Cindy) Grover, Michael (Gail) Carter all of Clyde; sisters, Sharon Carter, Kate Renfro, Shirley Hall, all of Clyde; Sue (Daryl) Robertson of Fremont; 21 grandchildren and 24 great grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents, brothers, George Carter, Jr., Gaylord Carter and sisters, Gloria Goon, Mary Jane Raypole and an infant sister, Brenda Carter.
Jim attended and volunteered at the Fort Seneca Community Church. He enjoyed playing poker, golfing and working on cars, lawn mowers, tractors and motorcycles and worked and various mechanic shops over the years. Jim was an over the road truck driver and worked in maintenance at Fremont Cutlery and Taiho Corporation of America in Tiffin. He was a past member of FOE 2291 in Clyde.
Jim requested no services or burial at this time.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Fort Seneca Community Church.
Hoffmann-Gottfried-Mack Funeral Home & Crematory is assisting the family with arrangements.
Condolences may be left and the guestbooks signed at www.hgmackfuneralhome.com.