Lawrence's Story

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Lawrence "Turtle" Carter peacefully passed away, August 22, under the care of Lourdes Hospice and Palliative Care, Mercy Health, at Heritage Manor Health Care facility in Mayfield, Kentucky. He would have been 69 on August 23. He is predeceased by his parents, Theresa and "Bud" Carter and his beloved Aunt Charlotte Carter.
He is survived by his brother, Robert (Sandy) of Sellersburg and a sister, Paula Carmin (Tony Woods) of Fort Myers, FL. In addition, he is survived by his five children, Allen, Daniel (Andrea), John (Joy), Matthew and Laura; and several grandchildren.
He was a Navy Veteran of the Vietnam War, having completed two tours of duty. He has generously donated his body to the University of Louisville, Louisville, Kentucky. A private memorial service with the family will be held at a later date.
Garr Funeral Home entrusted with arrangements.
Published on August 23, 2017
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