Alan L. Carter
Alan Lee Carter, 65, passed away peacefully surrounded by family on November 17, 2019.
He was born August 26, 1954, in Cleveland, the son of Stanley and Arabelle S. (Johnson) Carter. He graduated from North High School in Eastlake class of 1972. He married Katherine (Lillis) Carter on October 22, 1977.
For 20 years he was a commercial plumber. Later he worked as a plumbing specialist for Lowe's.
Alan was an avid outdoorsman. He loved to travel, especially to Florida. His love for fishing and hunting sent him around the country. He was a talented photographer and some of his photos can be found in fishing and hunting guide books and magazines.
Before his passing he got to get in one more fishing trip and a hunting trip with his brother and nephew. Most of all he enjoyed spending time with his family and friends.
Alan is survived by his mother, Arabelle Shirley Carter-Dearth; daughters, Sherri (Doug) Andes and Heather (Ben) Hecht; soulmate, Barbara Talan; brother, Larry (Karen Neumann) Carter; sister, Robin (Dan) Venturella; grandchildren, Ashley Mendrala, Lee Mendrala, Aaron (Shelby) Andes, Mike Andes, Megan Andes; great-grandson, Ashton Elliot Andes; and granddog, Baron Hecht.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Katherine in 2013; his father, Stanley Carter; and step-father, Robert Dearth.
At his request no calling hours or services will be held. Cremation will take place.
The family would like to send a sincere thank you to the nurses and staff of the Hospice of the Western Reserve team who were by their side during this journey.
Ducro Funeral Services and Crematory, 4524 Elm Ave., Ashtabula, is handling arrangements. Online obituary and condolences at
Published on November 19, 2019


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Sheri Schanfish
Nov 19, 2019
Ben, Heather, Barb, and families,
I am so very sorry and saddened to read this news. Al was a great man and will surely be missed by all who knew him. My thoughts, prayers, and love are with you all at this most difficult time. Take comfort in your memories and the knowledge that others care!!!
Nov 19, 2019