passed away Tuesday Sept. 27 2005 at his residence. Born Feb 4 1932 he was the son of William Carter and Irene (Axsom) Sheese. He was preceded in death by both his mother and father as well as two daughters Sonetta Carter and Dana Carter.
For many years, Roger was well known in Bloomington as a lead guitar player. He had a passion for collecting and selling antiques. He was a well known crane operator for many years and retired from Woolery Stone Mill. He was a member of the International Union of Operating Engineers.
His survivors include his wife and loving companion of twenty seven years Betty (Stillions) Carter, who spent the last several years devoted to his care, four daughters Kathy Proyer of Paragon, Debbie Peters and husband Mark of Ellettsville, Pam Ferguson and husband Jim of Ellettsville, & Rhea Carter of Bloomington, five stepchildren, Rita Leszkai and husband Tom, Toledo, Ohio, Julie Butler and husband Clarence of Bedford, Karen Turner and husband Rusty of Bloomington, Travis Stillions and wife Terri of Bloomington, Lisa Monroe and husband Lewis of Bloomington, one brother Bob Carter and one sister Diana Sheese, twenty grandchildren and seven great grandchildren.
Burial was at Valhalla Memory Gardens in Bloomington.
June/Dec 2005 Axsom Newsletter