Wilfred "Russell" Carter

February 10
, 2017

COPENHAGEN, NY  —  Wilfred “Russell” Carter, 83, passed away Friday, Feb. 10, 2017, at Carthage Hospital Skilled Nursing Home.

Born Sept. 17, 1933, in Copenhagen, the son of Nelson Edwin Carter and Nellie Jane Hopseker, he graduated high school from Copenhagen Central in 1952. 

Mr. Carter worked at Agway in Watertown and Castorland until he retired and also worked on his family farm for 20 years. 

He loved his dog, Tasha.

He is survived by a brother, Gerald (Sally) Carter, Copenhagen; a sister, Ruby Jean (Milton) Lehman, Croghan; many loving nieces and nephews. 

He was predeceased by siblings Velma (Clarence) Fenton, Shirley (Fuller) Colvin, Kenneth (Martha) Carter, and Bernard (Dorothy) Carter.

Arrangements are with Lundy Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Inc.

Calling hours will be held 1 to 2 p.m. Sunday, February 12, at The Chapel, 10229 Washington St., Copenhagen. A funeral service will follow at 2 p.m. at The Chapel in Copenhagen. 

Spring burial will be in Swinburne Cemetery in Deer River.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the charity of your choice.

Online condolences may be made at www.lundyfuneralhome.com.

Information provided by Lundy Funeral Home and Newzjunky, Watertown, N.Y.