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James "Jim" E. Carter

1947 - 2021

Fort Seneca


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.

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Kathy Yoder

June 26, 2021 7:22 AM

Pat, we were saddened to hear about Jim passing. Please know you and your family are in our thoughts and prayers. Steve and Kathy Yoder    

Jeff Pocock

June 24, 2021 3:35 PM

I am very sorry to hear of your father's passing, Jimmy. May you and your family find comfort in this time of need.

Lee & Pam Sumner

June 24, 2021 7:40 AM

Jim was definitely one of kind,full of fun and jokes.He loved to pick on the kids when they were young,they will always remember him because of that. We send our love and prayers.

Pat Cook

June 22, 2021 4:40 PM

We use to play cards every weekend with Jim and your mother. We also boated and camped together. One night your dad and I were telling jokes for hrs and laughing so hard we were waking everyone up and they asked us to be quiet. Well you know how well the went over. He was a shit head but you had to like him. I will miss him coming to Pit Stop and giving me a hard time. 

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