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Michael E. "Mike" Carter

Michael E. “Mike” Carter, 75, of Carlsbad, NM passed away October 30, 2021 in Rio Rancho, NM.
Cremation will follow and memorial services will be held at Carlsbad Saturday, November 20, 2021 from 3 - 5, at the Pecos River Village Carousel House.
Mike was born August 27, 1946 in Carlsbad, NM to Ernest and Erma (Roberson) Carter. He graduated from Carlsbad High School in 1964. Mike attended University of New Mexico. He married Gail on October 25, 1986. Mike worked as a plumbing contractor for over 40 years. He also ranched for over 35 years which he enjoyed dearly. Mike served as president of Eddy County Cattle Growers and served several years on the Committee for Farm Service Agency. Mike was also named Farmer (Rancher) of the Year at one time. He was preceded in death by his parents; stepson, Chipper Nethaway; step daughter Nicolette Quinn; and daughter-in-law, Peggy Nethaway.
Survivors are his wife, Gail Carter; brother, Kent Carter; sister, Karen Carlton and husband, Dennis; sons: Kevin Black, Michael Black and wife, Ann; grandsons: Caden Black and Carter Black; stepdaughters: Allison Dunn and Jamie Galloway; step son Skip Nethaway; daughter-in-law, Cindy Hazelbaker; many step grandchildren and several nieces and nephews, as well as many, many close friends.


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A candle was lit in memory of Michael Carter

Bruce and Beverly Kennedy Nov 20 2021 11:09 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Michael Carter

Fred and Deborah Beard Nov 20 2021 12:00 AM

Gail:
Sending my love and prayers for your family in the loss of Mike. May God give you comfort and peace.

Diane Snow Nov 19 2021 10:06 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Michael Carter

Lee O'Brien Nov 18 2021 1:09 PM

So very sorry for your loss. Mike was such a very kind man. I waited on him many times at Sno to Go South, He was always so friendly. May God comfort you all during this difficult time.

Cindy Kent Nov 18 2021 4:03 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Michael Carter

Ronda Nelson Nov 17 2021 7:33 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Michael Carter

Fred and Deborah Beard Nov 17 2021 12:53 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Michael Carter

Cindy Hazelbaker Nov 15 2021 7:48 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Michael Carter

Tammy Morgan Nov 12 2021 11:56 AM

We're so sorry to hear of Michael's unfortunate passing. Our prayers are with Gail and their family

John and Sue Hard Nov 9 2021 10:24 PM

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