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Charles Carter

April 9, 1959 — October 26, 2021


Charles G. Carter departed this life holding his wife’s hand on Tuesday morning, October 26, 2021. He was born April 9, 1959 in Jerome, Idaho. He was raised and spent most of his life in Wendell. He currently resided in Heyburn, Idaho.

Charles spent four years in the Army as an MP, Military Police. He spent two years in Germany and two years in Fort Mead, Maryland. He loved his country! He received his Technical Certificate from CSI in building furniture.

He married Teresa M. Craythorn on December 26, 1997 in Jerome, Idaho.  He told her on several occasions, she was his best friend and the love of his life, and she felt the same! He was always her sweet husband!

His favorite job was building furniture with Farmhouse Collection where he worked for 10 years.

He played football and loved the Green Bay Packers since he was knee high to a grasshopper. He had the title of Si-Hing (assistant instructor) for Jerome Martial Art Academy for many years. In fact, he met his met his wife, Teresa, on the martial arts floor! He loved hunting with his brothers and scuba diving with his favorite buddy, his wife and brother-in-law, Tim French. Charles spent several summers as a volunteer exploring and mapping caves in the area.

Charles was preceded in death by his parents, Glen and Margie Hawks Carter; his older brothers, Vernon and Mark, who just departed October 11, 2021; and his stepson, Joshua.

He is survived by his wife, Teresa M. Craythorn Martin; two stepdaughters, Patricia (Mat) Holman, and Jessica Eldredge; eight grandchildren; Alyssa, Kaylee, Alexis, Kyler, Gage, Kayden, Alyksandr, and Sequoia; brothers, Mike (Ada), Tim (Glenda), and Gary; sister, Susan (Gerry); Paul (Corky) Dennis; and many, many nieces and nephews.

A funeral will be held at 10:30 a.m., Saturday, November 6, 2021, at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Rupert 3rd Ward, 526 F Street, Rupert, Idaho. Grave dedication will conclude at Twin Falls Cemetery, Twin Falls.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations to the family for a headstone would be greatly appreciated.

Memories and condolences may be shared with the family on Charles’s memorial webpage at

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Service Schedule

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Funeral Service

Saturday, November 6, 2021

Starts at 10:30 am

Rupert 3rd Ward LDS Church

526 F St, Rupert, ID 83350

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