from 1-14-2003 Examiner Enterprise
Nick Carter, 87, died Monday morning in a local convalescent home.
Prayer services will be 7 p.m. Wednesday in the Walker Brown Funeral Home Chapel. Mass will be 10 a.m. Thursday at the Community of St. James with Father William Skeehan as the officiant. Burial will be in the Memorial Park Cemetery with Military rites conducted by the James H. Teel Post 105. Services are under the direction of the Walker-Brown Funeral Home.
Memorials may be made to the Birthright of Bartlesville, 301 SE. Seneca, Bartlesville, OK 74003.
Survivors include his wife, Lucille, of the home; two son, Dr. William J. of Bartlesville and Nicholas of Texas; a daughter, Sharon Erfurdt, of Bartlesville; eight grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren.
from 1-15-2003 Examiner Enterprise
Mr. Norman "Nick" C. Carter, retired Chemical Engineer for Phillips Petroleum Company and husband of Lucille Carter of Bartlesville, passed away Monday Jan. 13 at the age of 87. A prayer service is scheduled for 7:00 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 15th, at the Walker-Brown Chapel in Bartlesville. Funeral services for Mr. Carter will be held 10:00 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 16th, at the Community of St. James with Fr. Bill Skeehan officiating. Interment will be in the Memorial Park Cemetery. Mr. Carter will lie in state at the Walker-Brown Funeral Home until he is removed for services. Honorary pall bearers will be Bill Zoz of Murdock, NE, Frank Zoz of Waterloo, IA, Cliff Hinton of Edmond, OK, Kenny Erfurdt, Bob Hart, and Bill Dum of Bartlesville. Arrangements are under the direction of Walker-Brown Funeral Home. Nick Carter was born Nov. 19, 1915 in St. Joseph, MO as the only child to Noah Fred Carter and Etta Lee (Slayton) Carter. Nick graduated high school in St. Joseph, MO. He then completed his degree in Chemical Engineering at the Univ. of Kansas at Lawrence, KS in 1939. He remained a lifelong Jayhawker. In May of 1941 Mr. Carter entered the U.S. Army. During his tour of duty he participated in the Battle of Germany receiving the following decorations and citations: European-African-Middle Eastern Theatre Campaign Ribbon with on Bronze star; an American Theatre Campaign Ribbon; a WWII Victory Ribbon; and an American Defense Service Ribbon. In March 1946, at the rank of Captain, he received his honorable discharge during the, demobilization following the war. Nick was proud to have served with Patton's Army" during the war. It was also during this time he met his beautiful wife Lucille (Wenzl). They were married 61 years at the time of his passing. Mr. Carter retired from the Phillips Petroleum Co. in 1982. During his 35 year career as a chemical engineer he worked in Sweeny, TX and Bartlesville. Mr. Carter moved his family to Bartlesville in 1968 where he remained through retirement. Mr. Carter is survived by his wife, Lucille of the home, 2 sons, Dr. William J. Carter of Bartlesville, Nick Carter of Lumberton, TX, 1 daughter, Sharon (Carter) Erfurdt of Bartlesville, 8 grandchildren and 7 great-grandchildren. In lieu of flowers the family asks that donations be made in the memory of Nick Carter to Birthright of Bartlesville 301 SE Seneca or Eldercare of Washington County 410 SE Frank Phillips.