Max E. Carter, 76

Max E. Carter, 76, of Wabash, died at 10:53 am Thursday, Oct. 13, 2016, at Visiting Nurse and Hospice Home in Fort Wayne. 

He was born June 13, 1940, in Grant County, to Hubert and Virginia (Wiles) Carter.

Max was a 1958 graduate of Wabash High School.  He married Margaret "Peg" Rice at the Wabash Christian Church Parsonage on April 30, 1960.  He worked at Wabash Alloys in Wabash, retiring after 40 years. 

Max was a U.S. Air Force veteran.  He enjoyed woodworking, fishing on Lake Tippy, and tinkering in the garage.  He was an avid Chicago Cubs fan.

He is survived by his wife, Margaret "Peg" Carter of Wabash; six children, Larry Coon of Wabash, Gary Carter of Glasgow, Ky., Mark (Julie) Coon, Cindy (Barry) Booth, Carol Carter, and Lynn (Darrell) Thompson, all of Wabash; 12 grandchildren, 21 great-grandchildren; brother, Joe Bill (Sherry) Carter of Fall Brook, Calif., and sister, Kathy (Richard) Lower of Wabash. 

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Monday, Oct. 17, 2016 at Grandstaff-Hentgen Funeral Service, 1241 Manchester Avenue, Wabash, with Pastor Curt Alexander officiating.  Burial will be in Falls Cemetery, Wabash.  Friends may call 2-6 p.m. Sunday, at the funeral home.

Preferred memorial is Winchester Senior Center.

The memorial guest book for Max may be signed at


Posted on 2016 Oct 14