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James David "Jethro" Carter

August 6, 1954 March 13, 2018
James David "Jethro" Carter
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Obituary for James David "Jethro" Carter

James David “Jethro” Carter, 63, of Nauvoo, Illinois, passed away at 2:00 a.m. Tuesday, March 13, 2018 at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics in Iowa City.

Born August 6, 1954 at Fort Madison, Iowa the son of James Milton and Elizabeth Anne (Harman) Carter. On September 25, 1982 at Hamilton, Illinois he married Vickie Anderson.
Survivors include his wife: Vickie of Nauvoo; two sons: James Anderson of Nauvoo and David “Gus” Carter of Dallas City, Illinois; one granddaughter: Aleigha; three sisters: Jean Starr of Nauvoo, Marlene Rambo of Nauvoo and Marsha Carter of Arizona. Also surviving are several nieces, nephews and cousins.

He was preceded in death by his parents; one sister: Helen Overfield; one nephew: Doug Overfield; three brothers-in-law: Richard Starr, Richard Rambo and Wendall Overfilled.

Jethro was a graduate of Nauvoo Colusa High School.

His body has been entrusted to Schmitz - Banks & Beals Funeral Home for cremation.

A Celebration of Life will be held at 2:00 p.m. Saturday, April 28, 2018 at the Nauvoo Park District.

A memorial has been established in his memory. Contributions may be mailed to the Schmitz-Banks & Beals Funeral Home, P.O. Box 201, Nauvoo, Illinois 62354.

The Schmitz-Banks & Beals Funeral Home of Nauvoo is assisting the family with arrangements.

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