Ronnie D. Carter Sr. - 65

12/19/1951 - 4/29/2017

Rockford, Illinois

Ronnie D. Carter Sr., 65, died at 7:20 a.m. Sat., April 29, 2017 in Rockford IL. Born Dec. 19, 1951 in Poplar Bluff, MO, son of Raymond and Wilma Carter. Married to the former Judith Moen in Belvidere, IL on May 1, 1987. Employed as a tool and die maker by J. L. Clark for 43 years. Member of Lyran Singing Society. He was an avid hunter and fisherman throughout his life and a collectable car enthusiast. Survivors include wife, Judith of Rockford; sons, Ronnie Carter Jr. of Rockford, Owen (Patrick Gates) Carter of Rockford; stepsons, Timothy Tomkus, Jacob Tomkus; grandchildren, Tabitha, Sabrina, Steven and Bryson Gates-Carter, Ryan, Blake and Gianna Tomkus; sister, Glenda Carter, and numerous nieces and nephews. Predeceased by his parents, brother, and infant son.

Visitation 10 - 11 a.m., Sat., May 6, 2017 in Sundberg Funeral Home, Ltd., 215 N. Sixth St., Rockford, IL, with service at 11 a.m. Memorials to Forest City Church, 2222 E. State St., Rockford, IL 61104. 

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