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Terry Gene Carter
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Terry Gene Carter, 62, Juda, WI, CB handle "Red Eagle", died Saturday, March 1, 2008 in his home. He was born April 23, 1945 in Rockford, IL, the son of William and Fayetta (Gough) Carter Jr. He married Vivian Teague-Elmer July 27, 1990 in Monroe, WI.

Terry graduated from Winnebago High School in 1963. He was a truck driver for many years working for a number of trucking companies including Camcar in Rockford and McMorhan Trucking in Shullsburg. Terry won Driver of the Month in December 1996, Wisconsin Department of Transportation (Over-the-Road-Driver 31 Years) Safety Award. He helped to teach his grandchildren archery. He enjoyed hunting (gun and archery), fishing, camping, gardening, listening to polka, waltz music and country music when driving over the road. He was a life member of North American Hunting Club, West Side Archery and the NRA. In the last 14 years Terry participated in experimental chemo-therapy and radiation trials to find a cure for melanoma cancer. Terry always believed "that if it didn't help me it might help someone else."

He is survived by his wife ,Vivian; two daughters, Tammy L. (Rick) Naramore, Brodhead and Penny Sprague, Muscoda, WI; one son, Steven Elmer, Cedar Grove, WI; one brother, Doug (Karen) Carter, Deer Creek, MN; eight grandchildren, Lucas and Travis, Muscoda, WI, Dustin and Dakota Naramore, Brodhead, Seth Olin, Juda, WI, Triniti and Miah Elmer, Juda, WI, Teela Alexander, Brodhead; special friend and hunting partner, Gary (Valerie) Suiter, Brodhead; special friends, Amy Olin and Shelly Alexander; in-laws, Harrison and Sophia Teague, Beloit; several nieces, nephews, great nieces and great nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, one sister, Carol (Sue) Carter, and our special children, Brandy, Dusty, Nekeyah and Shanook.

Terry loved life and all of us and we will always love him.

Funeral services will be 7 p.m. Tuesday, March 4, 2008 in the Schoenfeld-Mark Funeral Home, 1000 Inman Parkway, Beloit. Visitation will be 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesday in the funeral home. Memorials may be made to University of Wisconsin Hospital Oncology Department or Monroe Clinic Hospice.