Passed away at LHSC – Victoria Hospital on Thursday, November 24, 2022 at the age of 84. Beloved husband of Marg (Webber) McCarter for 61 years. Cherished father of Gerry McCarter, Larry and Leona McCarter, and Dan and Vicki McCarter. Adored grandfather of Samantha and Mike Hood, Brittany and Tanner Merner; Justin McCarter, Jordan McCarter; Kaitlyn McCarter and Bryce Vantyghem, and Olivia McCarter and Jared Roy, and great-grandfather of Lachlan Merner. Loving son-in-law of Helen Webber. Brother and brother-in-law of Ken and Joyce McCarter, Marion McCarter, Barb and Larry Ratz, Marlene O’Brien, and Doug and Patty Webber. Fondly remembered by his many nieces, nephews and the Easy Street Gang. Predeceased by brother Laverne McCarter, parents Eva (Robinson) and Jim McCarter, and father-in-law Lee Webber.
Gordon was born and grew up in Watford ON until moving to Exeter at the age of 9. Throughout his working life he worked as a carpenter, welder and at the Canadian Canners processing plant in Exeter. In his free time he enjoyed camping, curling, fishing, golfing, and snowmobiling. He will be fondly remembered for his sense of humour and down to earth attitude.
A private family memorial service will be held on Wednesday, November 30th at 11AM. Cremation has taken place. Interment Exeter Cemetery.
Donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation, BREATHE -The Lung Association, or charity of your choice would be appreciated by the family.