Carroll Carter

Obituary of Carroll Wayne Carter

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Carroll Wayne Carter was born in Bartlesville, Oklahoma on March 2, 1943, to Dorothy Ball Carter and Carroll Hurrff Carter.  He passed away on October 27, 2022, at the age of 79, at his home in Skiatook, Oklahoma. 

He is remembered as a loving husband, father, grandfather, and amazing friend. 

Wayne graduated from Central High School in 1962.  He served with the Army National Guard and helped run the family drycleaning business of Carter’s Cleaners in Tulsa.  He married and had three children, DeWayne, Deborah and Rebecca.  The family moved to Mounds, Oklahoma in 1978 where he joined the Mounds Police Department as an officer and then Chief of Police.  The family moved to Glenpool, Oklahoma in 1983 where Wayne joined the Glenpool Police Department and worked his way up to position of Sargent.  After many more years in law enforcement, he made his final career move to Warren Medical Center where he worked as Chief of Security and then was promoted to Manager of Guest Services from 1991-2018.  After his marriage to Retha Guinn Carter on October 17, 2017, he retired to his home in Skiatook, Oklahoma in 2018. 

Wayne loved fishing, golfing, Dallas Cowboy’s football, motorcycle riding with his wife and son, working on his land, being with his family and friends, and traveling with his wife Retha across the United States and beyond. 

Wayne was preceded in death by his father, Carroll Hurrff Carter and mother, Dorothy Ball Carter.  He is survived by his wife Retha Guinn Carter; son Dewayne Carter and wife Cathy; daughter Deborah Carter; daughter Rebecca Thomas and husband Danny; daughter Carla Keeter and husband Kevin; daughter Patricia Incorvaia and husband Jason; son Trey Custer; sister Linda Hester and husband Terry; sister Jan Thomas and husband Gary; 12 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren and extended family and friends. 

He will continue to be dearly loved and will be greatly missed. 


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Memorial Service

3:00 pm
Friday, November 4, 2022
Green Hill Funeral Home - Sapulpa
400 E. Teel Rd.
Sapulpa, Oklahoma, United States
918 224 2312
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