Illinois Elks Association
We shall meet, but we shall miss him, There will be the vacant chair, But though we no more possess him, Still our hearts his memory bear, But a while ago we gathered, Friendship beaming in each eye, Now the golden cord is severed, He has passed to realms on high.
Gary Carter - DDGER
Robinson Elks #1188
To Our Absent Members
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Lewis Carter, 71, of Robinson, died at 6:40 p.m. on Monday, September 5, 2011,
at Carle Foundation Hospital in Urbana, after several weeks of declining health.
Born August 26, 1940, in Dugger, Ind., to Lewis and Minnie Reynolds Carter, he was retired as a registered radiologist at Crawford Memorial Hospital in Robinson, and was head of the Radiology Department from 1961-1977. He also worked at Marathon Oil Company as a pumphouse operator from 1977 to 1999. He was a member of First United Methodist Church in Robinson, BOP Elks #1188, Past Exalted Ruler, District Deputy Grand Exalted Ruler, Past State of Illinois Elk of the Year, St. Anthony's School of Radiology in Terre Haute, Ind., and was twice Illinois Elk of the Year.
He married Connie Quick on July 20, 1968.
Mr. Carter is survived by his wife, Connie Quick Carter; three sons, Scott (Connie) Carter and Mike Carter, both of Beloit, Wis., and Keith (Kirtina) Carter of Terre Haute, Ind.; five grandsons; three granddaughters; four great-grandchildren; two sisters, Sue Ann Weger of Terre Haute and Jerri Maxey of San Jose, Calif.; his mother-in-law, Maxine Quick of Robinson; a brother-in-law, Larry (Phuong) Quick of Robinson; and several nieces and nephews, including Robert T. Quick of Robinson.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his father-in-law, Keith Quick; two brothers-in-law, Jim Weger and Fred Maxey; and an infant daughter, Michelle Ann.
Services will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, September 10, at Pulliam Funeral Home in Robinson, with Rev. Louis Youngs officiating. The Elks Funeral Service will be held during the funeral. Burial will be in Kirk Chapel Cemetery in Robinson. Memorials may be made to Elks National Foundation or First United Methodist Church, with envelopes available at the funeral home.