Mr. Patrick McCarter, 68, of Sheridan, passed away Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2012, at Sheridan Healthcare in Sheridan.
Mr. McCarter was born June 12, 1944, in Indianapolis, son of the now late Harry Evert and Mary Elizabeth (Denoon) McCarter.
He was raised in the Oaklandon area, where he attended public school. He later joined the U.Ss Army and served his country for eight years, with one of them being a tour of duty in Vietnam.
Mr. McCarter worked for Indianapolis Power and Light Company as a boiler operator in the Stout Field Plant, retiring in 2001. After retirement he built a new home in Sheridan, where he had since resided.
He had varied interests including being a life member of the VFW, where he enjoyed playing cards. He was also a member of the Moose Lodge in Noblesville, the American Legion in Cicero, and a member of the Clan Ross Association.
Survivors include one daughter, Lisa R. (Steven) England of Jamestown; two sons, Jeffrey S. (Tracy) McCarter of New Castle and Donald P. McCarter of Fort Stewart, Texas; one grandchild, Jeremy G. England; and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by a daughter, Angela Sue McCarter, and a brother, Franklin E. Carter.
Memorial services will be held to celebrate his life at 6 p.m. Friday, Aug. 24, at Elizaville Christian Church, 5745 N. 500 E, Lebanon, with the Rev. Ed Roark officiating. Private Interment will be in Crown Hill Cemetery in Indianapolis, with military rites.
Memorial contributions may be made to a charity of the donor’s choice.
Online condolences may be made at www.myersmortuary.com.