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Robert "Bob"  Luverne  Carter
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Obituary for Robert "Bob" Luverne Carter

Robert ‘Bob’ Carter, 81, of Boone, passed away on Wednesday, December 13, 2017 at Eastern Star Masonic Home.

Per his wishes he has been cremated and a Graveside Memorial Service will be Monday, December 18, 2017, at 2:00 p.m., at the Boone Memorial Gardens with Military Honors conducted by the Boone Veterans Council.

Robert Luverne Carter was born on July 19, 1936 in Dedham, Iowa, the son of Dale and Ethel (Owen) Carter. He attended Boone High School. Bob enlisted in the United States Army on September 24, 1953 and served honorably during the Korean War. He was united in marriage to Thelma Ann Crook on December 30, 1955 in Boone, Iowa. In earlier years, Bob worked at the former Percival Manufacturing in Boone and for the Boone City Parks. He later worked as a Building Service Coordinator for Iowa State University until his retirement in 1996. He was a lifetime member of Veterans of Foreign Wars, Post #817 of Boone. He enjoyed watching westerns and listening to country western music. He was very articulate and he documented everything.

He is preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Thelma; a son, Jerry; son-in-law, Donald Thomas. Robert is survived by his daughter, Jeanette Thomas of Boone; two grandchildren, Staci Harris and Adam Thomas; four great-grandchildren, Logan Thomas, Seth Thomas, Ethan Harris and Parker Harris; one great-great-granddaughter, Aria Thomas; one brother, Wayne Carter of Gulf Port, Mississippi and a sister-in-law, Lois Crook of Boone.

In memory of Robert, memorials may be directed to the family.


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Boone Memorial Gardens

South Montana Street
Boone , Iowa 50036

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