Dennis Carter, 66 of Clinton, Illinois passed away 6 PM July 30, 2020, in Clinton, IL.
Services will be 2 PM Wednesday, August 5, 2020, at the Calvert Funeral Home, Clinton, IL with Ernie Harvey, Jr. officiating. Burial will be at Oak Park Cemetery, Clinton, Il. Visitation will be 1 – 2 PM Wednesday at the funeral home. Facial coverings are recommended at the funeral home.
Memorials may be directed to the American Heart Association or the First Christian Church Care Center Food Pantry.
Dennis was born on October 9, 1953, in Clinton, IL the son of Burnell and Litta (Perkey) Carter.
Survivors include his brother, Weldon (Karlyn) Carter, Clinton, IL, nephews, Robert (Cathy) Carter, Bloomington, IL, and Brett (Lyn) Carter, Normal, IL. Dennis never married but actively followed his nephews’ sports careers. He was a loving son who provided excellent care for his mother in her last years.
Dennis graduated from Clinton High School in 1971. He was a member of the very first CCHS Wrestling Squad and later went on to become a state qualifier in wrestling. He was also an outstanding high school baseball pitcher. As an adult, Dennis enjoyed bowling and was active in both slow pitch and fastpitch softball leagues. He also participated in online Fantasy Sports Leagues and was a life-long Cubs fan.
Dennis graduated from Eastern Illinois University with a degree in Business Marketing and went on to work for Revere Copper & Brass and the Clinton Power Station. In later years, he was an active stock trader.
D-Rock will be greatly missed by family and friends.
Online condolences may be made at www.calvertmemorial.com