Russell Haley Carter, 66, of Evening Shade, Ark., died April 16, 2009, at the White River Medical Center in Batesville, Ark. He was born Nov. 29, 1942, at Evening Shade to Clyde and Flava (Haley) Carter.
He was a farmer and a weather observer for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration for 30 years.
He is survived by: his wife, Linda Jones Carter of the home; one son, Joe Paul Carter of Evening Shade; one daughter, Wanda Kay Stuntz of Evening Shade; one brother, Raybourne Carter of Batesville; four grandchildren, Andrea Kaye Stuntz, Paul Allen Stuntz, Seth Russell Stuntz and Samuel Christopher Stuntz all of Evening Shade; two nieces; one nephew; and a host of other relatives and friends.
He was preceded in death by: his parents; one infant brother; and one sister, Venita Carter Norris.
Funeral services were held April 19 at the Qualls Funeral Home Chapel in Cave City with Bro. Larry Weaver officiating. Burial followed in the Bear Creek Cemetery at Evening Shade with arrangements under the direction of Qualls Funeral Home of Cave City.
Pallbearers were Paul Bacon, Lonnie Lee Haley, Alen Carpenter, Doug Anderson, Mike Anderson and Bobby Campbell.
Honorary pallbearers were Red Jaggers, Jimmy Don Kunkel, Amel Haley, Clay Campbell, Monty Haley and Bill Williams.