After years of health setbacks, Lloyd Carter passed away peacefully at the 100 Mile General Hospital, with his wife Mary, and daughter Sarah, at his side. Lloyd and Mary would have celebrated their 26th anniversary on Oct. 20.
Lloyd, born in Saulte Ste. Marie, Ontario was predeceased by his mother Annie, father Connel, three brothers; Charlie, Gerry, Roy, and one sister Carol.
He is survived by his sister Carrie; children, Lorri Plewes, Bridget MacIntyre, Teressa Jackson (Russell), Janet (Bruce) Foulds, Sarah Carter, Karen Carter, and Stephannie Bulman (Clint).
“Grumpy Grandpa” also leaves grandchildren, Julie, Clinton, Kellie (Mike), Tim, Danny (Jen), Tom, AJ (Caitlan), Charlene (Kevin), Chris, Kyla, Tyler, Jacob, Tyrone (Kim) and Emily. And great grand children; Kena, Garrett, Brian, Nathanal, Joshua, Tyler, Seirra, Savanna, Emily, Erin, Nathanal, Kyrra, Nathan, Jamari, and Samad.
After working as a millwright and welder, Lloyd and Mary moved to Lone Butte in 1996, to retire. He opened Carters Cones in 1997, and the ice cream store continues to be a popular place to stop amongst residents and travellers alike.
Lloyd was very involved in the community but liked to keep behind the scenes. He was generous with donations, and also donated his time mowing the lawn at the water tower park for years.
Everyone is welcome to come to the celebration of life, on Nov. 7, at 1 p.m. at the Lone Butte Community Hall.