Jackie “Jack” D. Carter, 73, of Fort Madison, IA, passed away at 7:55 p.m. on Saturday, January 11, 2020 at his home. He was born on October 11, 1946 in Burlington, IA to Jack & Violet Loving Carter. He married Sharon K. McIlmoil on January 29, 1966 in Carthage, IL. He was a mechanic at Stoyer Motors and was a truck driver for the City of Fort Madison for 35 years. He was a member of the Fort Madison Moose Lodge, Eagles Club & the Past Time Club and was a former member of Vintage Rodders Street & Rod Club. He enjoyed his cabin, boating and spending time with his family. He was an avid Iowa Hawkeye fan & Pittsburgh Steelers fan.
Jack is survived by: his wife: Sharon Carter of Fort Madison, IA; 2-sons: Gregory (Michelle) Carter of Rapid City, SD & Bradley Carter of Coralville, IA; 2-grandsons: Brandon (Jennifer) Carter of Mountain Home, ID & Tyler (Kelcy) Carter of Tucson, AZ; 5-great grandchildren: Elizabeth, Sierra, Jayce, Mason, Caroline & 1-on the way; 1-brother: Jimmy Carter of Marshalltown, IA; his dog lucky and many close friends whom he considered family. He was preceded in death by his parents.
Friends may call after 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, January 15, 2020 with the family to receive friends from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday evening at King-Lynk Funeral Home & Crematory. The funeral service will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Thursday, January 16, 2020 at King-Lynk Funeral Home & Crematory. Burial will be held at Oakland Cemetery. A memorial has been established in Jack’s memory. Online condolences to Jack’s family may be left at the King-Lynk Funeral Home & Crematory website: www.kinglynk.com.