Roger Carter, 77, Lake Mills, formerly of Joice, passed away Thursday, Oct. 1, 2020 at MercyOne Hospice of North Iowa Inpatient Unit, Mason City. Celebration of Life services were held Sunday Oct. 11, 2020 at residence of 801 W. Main St., Joice. with Doug Domokos of Word of Faith Dominion Church, Lake Mills, officiating. Military Honors were performed by the Lake Mills Otto Chose Post #235. Funeral arrangements were with Schott Funeral Homes, Mittelstadt Chapel, Lake Mills
Roger LeRoy Carter was born Dec. 10, 1942 in Fairfield, the son of, Roland and Lucille Carter. Roger worked on a farm in his younger years. When he was the age of 16, Roger moved out to California to live with his sister, Marilyn Dorsey. He graduated High School in California.
He was united in marriage to Lynda Patricia Kelly on Dec. 15, 1972. They were happily married for 48 years, until his passing.
Roger served his country, enlisting in the United States Army and was honorably discharged in 1969. After his return, he worked at Kiser, then formed his owned meat company. He worked for Winnebago for 24 years until his retirement.
Roger was very kind, loved helping people; he would help anyone that was in need. He enjoyed the time he spent with his family and friends and will be dearly missed by all who knew and loved him.
Roger is survived by his wife, Lynda, Joice; four children: Sheryl Carter Oberg, Jeff Carter, Kimberly Carter Lampers and Kelly Carter-Kraft; 11 grandchildren; and sister, Barb Ames, Havil.
He was preceded in death by his parents; brother, James Carter; and sister, Marilyn Dorsey.