Richard Alvin McCarter, 76, passed away on January 12, 2021 at the Indiana Veteran’s Home in West Lafayette, IN. Richard was born on May 10, 1944 in Vincennes the son of Alvin and Lida E. (Durham) McCarter.
Richard worked as a route salesman for Hostess and served his country in the United States Army during the Vietnam era. He enjoyed baseball and was a huge St. Louis Cardinals fan. He also enjoyed Dallas Cowboy football, IU sporting events, golf, hunting, and eating Kentucky Fried Chicken and drinking diet coke.
Survivors include his sons, Tony McCarter and his wife Cheryl, Brad McCarter and his wife Carlene, Douglas McCarter and his wife Jenna all of Vincennes; his brother’s, Byron McCarter of Martinsville, William “Bill” McCarter of Vincennes; thirteen grandchildren, and six great grandchildren. Richard was preceded in death by his parents.
Private graveside services will be held for Richard and Pastor David Hess will officiate. Richard will be laid to rest in Memorial Park Cemetery. The McCarter family request memorial contributions be made to the Indiana Veteran’s Home, 3851 N. River Road, West Lafayette, IN, 47906. Online memories may be shared with Richard’s family and friends at www.goodwinsieversfh.com. Goodwin-Sievers Funeral Home is honored to assist the McCarter family with arrangements.