---- — GOSHEN — Patrick Joseph Carter, 70, of Goshen, passed away at 3:42 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2013 at IU Health Goshen Hospital.
He was born on June 20, 1943, in Mishawaka to the late Pinkney and Clara (Stoner) Carter. On April 2, 1966, in Syracuse, Ind., he married Marilyn “Kay” Nordman. She survives.
Also surviving are three sons, Rob (Monica) Carter of Syracuse, Scott (Dionne) Carter of Fort Wayne and Toby (Alainea) Carter of Goshen; one daughter, Kristie (Rob) Watson of Fort Wayne; two brothers, Mike (Dorothy) Carter and John Carter, both of Osceola; and five grandchildren.
Pat was preceded in death by his parents; Pinkney and Clara Carter; a son, Benjamin Carter; and a sister, Crystal Krizman.
Pat had a passion for ministry and also published three books.
A visitation for Pat will be held on Friday, Nov. 1, 2013, at the Jehovah’s Witness Kingdom Hall, 2310 Eisenhower Drive North, Goshen, IN 46526, from 6 to 8 p.m. Then on Saturday, Nov. 2, 2013, a memorial service will take place at the Wawasee High School Auditorium, 1 Warrior Path, Syracuse, IN 46567, at 3 p.m. Elder Larry Gerber will be officiating.
Memorial contributions may be given to the Center for Hospice Care or the Jehovah’s Witness Kingdom Hall, 2310 Eisenhower Drive North, Goshen, IN 46526.
Elkhart Cremation Services is entrusted with arrangements.