Mr. Carter was born Oct. 21, 1943, in San Antonio to Vera Lee (Autry) and Herman Henry Carter. He was retired from the U.S. Navy after 24 years of service and was a retired postal carrier after 19 years of service. He was also a lifetime member of the VFW.
He was preceded in death by his parents and two brothers, Herman Carter and George Carter.
Survivors include his wife, Margaret Carter; daughter, Stephanie (Andrew) Hodges of Tasmania, Australia; a son, Kenneth Ray Carter Jr. of Omaha, Nebraska; stepdaughters, Patty Thompson of Papalote, Kathi (Onie) Lopez of Beeville and Mary (Bryan) Ablett of Indianapolis, Indiana; a brother, Larry (Diana) Carter of San Antonio; sisters, Dolly Carter and Carolyn, both of San Antonio; 14 grandchildren; and two great- grandchildren.
Visitation was Saturday, July 5, at 2 p.m. with a talk service to follow at 7 o’clock.
A graveside service was conducted at 9:30 a.m. Monday, July 7, at Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery in San Antonio with full military honors.
Treviño Funeral Home