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Charles Lewis Carter

December 27, 1944 - August 21, 2010

SPRINGFIELD, IL – Charles Lewis Carter, 65, of Springfield died at 1:24 pm, Saturday, August 21, 2010 at St. John’s Hospital. He was born December 27, 1944 in Springfield to Curtis and Ruth Larison Carter. He was preceded in death by a brother; Curtis Carter and 3 sisters; Della, Janet and Esther.

He lived in Springfield most of his life and worked as a cook at the Abe Lincoln Hotel. He was an avid St. Louis Cardinals Fan.

Charles is survived by 3 daughters; Heather L. Eddy and Latricia M. Eddy both of Springfield and Mary Ruth Brennan of Carlinville; 3 sons; Charles L. Carter, Jr. of Springfield, Christopher Eddy of Richmond, VA and Jessie L. Eddy of Lincoln, NE; 6 grandchildren; 5 sisters; Gladys Whitman of Mattoon, Cindy Johnson, Kay Richno, Vickie Beal and Madonna Raines all of Springfield; 3 brothers Gene Carter of Arizona, John Carter and David Richards both of Springfield and several nieces, nephews and cousins.

Visitation will be held from 9 a.m. until time of memorial service at 10 a.m. on Friday, August 27, 2010 at Staab Funeral Home with Reverend Denny Hamilton officiating.

Memorials may be made to the American Heart Association

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