Earl V. Carter of Kingman passed away Sunday, Nov. 7, 2010, in Kingman. He was born Sept. 15, 1939, in Alamosa, Colo., and came to Kingman 58 years ago.
Earl was a government trapper with the Arizona Wildlife Services. He was a member of the National Rifle Association and the Arizona Trappers Association.
Earl is survived by his daughters, Cheryl Baker of Huntington Beach, Calif., Cathy Brown of Phoenix and Rose Zemba of Youngwood, Pa.; sons, Earl "Butch" Carter of Kingman, Cary Carter of Atlanta and Benjamin Henry of Tucson. He is also survived by 16 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren.
We lost a really wonderful man who was a very talented hunter, trapper, fisherman and taxidermist. He always had a listening ear, a wise and supportive voice, and was loved by all who knew him. He was a loving father, grandfather, great-grandfather, uncle, brother, and most of all, beloved friend.
Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 11, at Sutton Memorial Funeral Home, 1701 Sycamore Ave. The service will be at 10 a.m. on Friday, Nov. 12, at Sutton's, followed by a reception at St. Johns Methodist Church, 1730 Kino Ave.