Clayton James Carter Sr.


Clayton James Carter Sr. passed away Aug. 31, 2018, at a Brewer health care facility. He was born in Orlando, Fla., Jan. 12, 1956, the son of Chester R. and Helen Nancy (Willey) Carter Jr.

Clayton served in the U.S. Army and the reserves for 17 years. He was an extremely kind man, helping others. Clayton struggled over five years with brain cancer. He enjoyed fishing and watching football and baseball, but his favorite pastime was playing with his sister’s dogs, Sky and Coco, who visited with him until the end. He and his brother-in-law George were very close and liked going to yard sales and just spending time together.

He is survived by his mother, Helen Johnson of Lamoine; sons, Clayton Carter Jr., and Jeramiah Carter; sister, Mary Wooster of Sorrento; brothers, Paul Crossman of Ellsworth and Russell W. Crossman Sr. and wife, Paula, of New York, sister, Lillie J. Poors of Ellsworth; Ex-wife, Debbie Carter of Florida, brother-in-law, George Wooster of Sorrento; stepmother, Linda Carter of Sorrento; many uncles, aunts, cousins, nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his father, Chester Carter.

Arrangements by Acadia Burial & Cremation Direct, 248 State St., Ellsworth.

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