Calvin James Carter
November 26, 1932 – June 14, 2020
It is with great sadness we announce the passing of our husband, father, grandfather, great grandfather and friend, Calvin James Carter (Jim). Jim was predeceased by his father, Edward Carter; mother, Christina (Pritchard) Carter; brother, George Carter and half-brothers: Jack Carter, Morley Carter and Keith Carter. Jim left behind his wife, Glenda Rose Carter (Weir); oldest brother, Ralph Carter; children; Cal Carter (Heather Korman Carter), Tim Carter (Laura Carter Perchaluk) and Allison (Carter) Goodyear (Brett Goodyear). Grandkids: Kristin Churko (Carter), Kayla Marvin (Carter), Reagan Carter, Simon Carter, Josiah Carter, Adira Carter, Isabel Carter, Marigold Carter and M and D Goodyear. Great grandchildren: Carter Marvin, Rhett Jeremiah Marvin, Ember Mary Marvin and Lily Churko.
Jim was born in Oshawa Ontario, November 26th, 1932 to Edward and Christina Carter (Pritchard). Jim lost his father at age 15 and had to quit school and go to work to help support the family. Through night school he became an electrician as well as working for CBC radio as a technician on many different radio shows. From there he went to Briercrest Bible College and got his pastoral degree met the love of his life and moved to the province of Quebec to start a camp ministry with the CSSM mission. Reaching young people with the gospel was his greatest joy and passion. Jim loved people and would help anyone who was in need no matter what his financial need was. He had a passion for his grand kids, sports, and fishing.
In his later years he was blessed with very good health until recently, within the last two years, he experienced a few strokes as well as more recently cancer. Jim lost his battle on June 14th, 2020 when he went quietly to be with his heavenly father, surrounded by loved ones. Jim loved living with his wife and friends at Crestview Manor for over 10 years.
Burial took place at Caronport Cemetery on Friday morning June 19th, at 10 AM. Celebration Service was at the Moose Jaw funeral Home at 1:30 PM the same day.
In lieu of flowers donations can be made to Camp Livingstone at www.camplivingstone.ca Donations can be made online. Or mailed to Camp Livingstone P.O. Box 818 Magog, Quebec, J1X5C6
Arrangements are entrusted to Moose Jaw Funeral Home, 268 Mulberry Lane. James Murdock, Funeral Director 306-693-4550