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2000 47th Avenue
Greeley, CO 80634
Phone: 970-353-1212
Fax: 970-353-4881
Chauncey Carter

Chauncey Harry "Bum" Carter

Wednesday, February 19th, 1930 - Wednesday, January 9th, 2019
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C.H. “Bum” Carter of Eaton, CO passed away January 9, 2019. He was born February 19, 1930 in Ault, CO to Chauncey and Ida Mae (McIntire) Carter. He grew up in Ault, CO and graduated from Ault High School in 1947. On January 18, 1947 he married Barbara M. Wykert in Fort Collins, CO.
He and Barbara moved to Eaton in 1959. Bum worked at Weller Lumber Yard and Farr Feed and Grain Elevator in Ault before establishing a business in Eaton doing accounting and taxes, retiring in 1999.
Bum earned his pilot’s license and had his own plane. He enjoyed dancing and traveling with Barbara, going to their cabin at Red Feather Lakes, and playing Cribbage and Poker. Most of all, he enjoyed time with family, especially his grandchildren and great grandchildren.
He was a founding member of the Eaton Country Club and a proud supporter of Eaton High School Athletics. Bum was also a CU Buffs, Broncos and Rockies Fan. He was a board member of the Weld Airport Board, was raised in the Congregational Church in Ault and very proud of his affiliation with A.A. and sobriety for 43 years.
He is survived by his wife Barbara; daughter, Teresa Summers of Fort Collins; sons, Terry (Kathy) Carter of Pagosa Springs, CO, Ted (Sandy) Carter of Windsor, CO; grandchildren, Greg Summers, Brad Carter, Chris Carter, Jaime Price, Brandon Carter and TJay Carter; eleven great grandchildren and nieces and nephews.
Bum was preceded in death by his son, Tommy; his parents; and his sisters, Ida Mae Cozad and Mildred Anthony; and step brothers and sisters.
Visitation will be held from 3-5 p.m. Sunday, January 13, 2019 at The Community Room, 4650 W 20th Street. Life Celebration Service will be at 10:00 a.m. Monday, January 14 at Adamson.
Memorial Contributions may be made to “March of Dimes” or “Easter Seals” in care of Adamson Life Celebration Home, 2000 47th Avenue, Greeley, CO 80364. Condolences may be sent to the family at AdamsonCares.com.
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  • First Visitation

    Sunday, January 13th, 2019 | 3:00pm - 5:00pm
    When
    Sunday, January 13th, 2019 3:00pm - 5:00pm
    Location
    Adamson Community Room
    Address
    4650 W. 20th Street
    Greeley, Colorado 80634
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  • Service

    Monday, January 14th, 2019 | 10:00am
    When
    Monday, January 14th, 2019 10:00am
    Location
    Adamson Chapel
    Address
    2000 47th Avenue
    Greeley, Colorado 80634
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  • Interment

    Monday, January 14th, 2019 |
    When
    Monday, January 14th, 2019
    Location
    Sunset Memorial Gardens
    Address
    3400 28th Street
    GREELEY, CO 80634
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Roy Haythorn

Posted at 10:29am
Barbara Teresa Terry &Ted So very sorry for your loss . I will always remember how nice Bum was to me ,his wit was beyond compare . I will never forget him Roy Haythorn
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Rhanda Nusbaum

Posted at 10:37am
We are sorry to hear of the passing of Bum. I first met Bum working with him at Roger Schulz office during tax season and moved with him to the other businesses in town. I also cleaned the office and would bring the kids along and that is when Barb and Bum got to know the rest of my family. His joking was our favorite memory and the stories he would tell. He was the only person that could call our daughter Shelly and whenever I would see Bum in town he would always ask about Shelly. He will be missed by all who knew him and the memories we have of him will bring laughter and tears of joy. Bless you Barb and your family. Bob, Rhanda and Rochelle Nusbaum
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Sean Warden

Posted at 11:29am
I only remember meeting "Uncle Bum" once, during some trying family circumstances. I was just a kid but I recall thinking that he was such a cool guy. He drove us around in his Cadillac that had some of neatest gadgetry I'd seen in a car, which was a treat for a geeky kid like me at that age. It's funny the things we remember from childhood, but he had an impact even in that brief time together. Prayers for peace and condolences to the family.
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Linda Hansen

Posted at 09:26am
Teresa, Barbara and Family, I am so sorry to hear of the passing of Bum. I am keeping all of you in my thoughts and prayers. May the Lord wrap his loving arms around each and everyone of you and give each of you peace during this most difficult time. Linda McClintock Hansen Fort Collins, CO
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Margie Layfield

Posted at 05:33pm
To: Aunt Barabara, cousins, Teresa, Terry and Ted. Charlene called to tell me Uncle Bum had passed away. I hated hearing the news and wanted to reach out to all of you to know you are in my thoughts and prayers. Uncle Bum had the sharpest wit of anyone I’ve ever met. I had hoped for at least one last visit. My sincere sympathy goes to each of you. I loved my uncle, your dad, very much and will always have great respect and gratitude for everything he did to try to help my folks. Personally, I thank him for the love and laughter he brought into my world. Aunt Barbara, I thank you, too. Love to all, Margie and Cliff Layfield
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