Kenneth  Carter  May 22 1948

Kenneth Carter May 22 1948November 17 2022

May 22 1948 November 17 2022
Obituary Please share a memory of Kenneth to include in a keepsake book for family and friends. View Tribute Book Kenneth M. Carter 1948-2022 Kenneth M. Carter, 74, of St. Joseph, passed away Thursday, November 17, 2022, at his home. He was born May 22, 1948 in the old Memorial Hospital in Kansas City, Mo., son of Joseph Lee and Thelma (Moore) Carter. He grew up in the High Prairie Community, attending a one-room school for the first two years. He developed his love of walking during this time. His third grade started at King City, Mo. He graduated from high school in 1966. He worked briefly at the Stanberry, Mo., cap factory until he got 1A draft classification from Andrew County in 1966. At that time he volunteered for Naval sea duty. He was on the USS Hopewell-DD-681. He retired in October 2004 as a BMI after 20 years of as a reservist in the Mobile Inshore Undersea Warfare Unit 114. He was groundskeeper at the St. Joseph Country Club for over 35 years and served as custodian for DeKalb School from 2005 until retirement on September 1, 2014. He married Vada R. Lollar on June 18, 1972 at the Gallatin Christian Church. They started a maintenance and lawn care business. He was a member of Word of Life Church and took an active role in Celebrate Recovery. He was also a lifetime member of F.R.A. Branch 161 in Kansas City, Mo., and VFW Post 6760 in St. Joseph, Mo. He is survived by his wife, Vada; sister, Della (Harold) Trubey of Kansas City, Mo.; and nephew, Robert Joe Trubey. Celebration of Life 2:00 P.M. Saturday, December 3, Word of Life Church, after which the family will receive friends. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial donations to Word of Life Church. Online guest book and obituary at To send flowers to the family of Kenneth, please visit our floral store.

Our most sincere sympathies to the family and friends of Kenneth Carter May 22 1948 November 17 2022.

Meierhoffer Funeral Home & Crematory

Death notice for the town of: Saint Joseph, state: Missouri

death notice Kenneth Carter May 22 1948 November 17 2022

obituary notice Kenneth Carter May 22 1948 November 17 2022

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