Layton Duane Carter

Sunday, November 19, 2017

Layton Duane Carter, 77, of Cloverdale, passed away Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017 at his home.

He was born July 20, 1940 in Martinsville, Ind., to the late Oliver and Mary (Rutan) Carter.

In 1959 he married his wife 58 years, Clara Mae Brickert.

Layton worked as farmer before starting with the Putnam County Highway Department, from which he would eventually retire.

When he was able, he enjoyed spending time outdoors hunting, fishing and camping. He also enjoyed spending time with his family and friends.

He was preceded in death by his brothers, Victor and Barney Carter; three sisters, Violet Hoves, Helen Thacker and Darlene Forney, and two grandchildren, Daniel and April Carter.

Survivors include his wife, Clara Mae Carter, Cloverdale; sons Donnie (Karen) Carter, Mt. Meridian, Danny (Lee Ann) Carter, Center Point, Darrell (Joanne) Carter, Willowgrove, Tenn., and Darren (Amy) Carter, Cloverdale; a daughter, Theresa (Jim) Gregory, Brazil; 13 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren.

A celebration of Layton's life will be held at 8 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 21 at Moore Funeral Home in Brazil with Pastor Jeff Bridgewater officiating.

The family will accept friends for visitation on Tuesday from 4 p.m. until the time of service.

In lieu of flowers the family asks that donations be made to Mrs. Carter.