CHARLES ELMER "CORKY"
69, of Huntsville, died Tuesday,
May 1, 2012 at Moberly Regional Medical Center. He was born October 17,
1942 in rural Salisbury the son of Elmer H. “Ham” and Nellie (Bowen)
“Corky” graduated from
Salisbury High School Class of 1960. He was an over-the-road truck
driver for many years driving from coast-to-coast, he then got into
construction work for Peabody Company before going to work for Northeast
Missouri Mining Operation (AECI) as a heavy equipment operator for 24
years until the mine closed when he went to work as a truck driver for
Brownfield Oil Company until he retired in 2011.
He belonged to the Prairie
Hill Christian Church, the Moberly Moose Lodge and Eagles Organization.
He enjoyed cooking for the Cowboy Christmas, Bud’s Place fish fries and
volunteered for many area cookout charity events.
Survivors include his mother,
Nellie Carter of Salisbury, son and daughter-in-law, Rick and Robin
Carter of Kirksville, three daughters and a son-in-law, Christi Carter
of Holts Summit, Kathy Carter of Callao and Heather and Keith Settle of
Moberly. One sister and brother-in-law, Arlene and Donald Binder of
Salisbury, four grandchildren, Dawn McVay, Cole Carter, Aamara Settle,
Aria Settle, one niece, Joy Hinkle and two nephews, Troy and Travis
Binder. He was preceded in death by his father.
Memorial services will be held
Saturday, May 5, 2012 at 11:00a.m. at the Summerville Funeral Home in
Salisbury with inurnment in the Prairie Valley Cemetery North of
Salisbury. Visitation will be from 9:00a.m. until service time Saturday.
Memorials are suggested to the
Prairie Valley Cemetery Association
Rick & Kalene Summerville, Owners
Summerville Funeral Home
601 E. 24 Hwy
Salisbury, MO 65281
121 N Main
Huntsville, MO 65259