DENNIS R. (SONNY) CARTER, JR., 69, of Geff, IL passed away 6:16PM Thursday, August 21, 2014 at Deaconess Gateway Hospital at Newburgh, IN.
Sonny was born March 14, 1945 at Connersville, IN to Dennis R. and Louise (Powell) Carter, Sr. He married Sharon Pennington April 18, 1969 at Johnsonville, IL.
Sonny was a retired truck driver for Henderson Trucking at Salem, IL where he had worked for twenty-five years. He was a Vietnam War veteran having served in the U. S. Navy. He was member of the Cisne American Legion and Cisne Masonic Lodge 1111.
Sonny is survived by his wife Sharon of Geff, IL; daughter Jana (Gene) Barton of Fairfield, IL; son Jay Carter of Fairfield, IL and a sister Patty (Arlen) Bitner of Fairfield, IL. Four grandchildren also survive.
Preceding him in death were three sisters and his parents.
Funeral services for Dennis R. (Sonny) Carter, Jr. will be 11AM Tuesday, August 26th at Hosselton Funeral Home. Burial will be in Brown Cemetery. Full military rites will be at the cemetery. Visitation will be 6-8PM Monday at the funeral home.
Memorials may be given to the family or Dr. Scranton Memorial Fund and will be accepted at the funeral home.