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Lawrence David Carter
April 10, 1953 - December 18, 2006

Lawrence David Carter, age 53, passed away unexpectedly on December 18 at Salina Regional Health Center, Salina, Kansas.

Larry was born April 10, 1953 in Washington, D.C. to Ralph Harris Carter and Joan Oulsnam Carter, and grew up in Cocoa Beach, Florida. He graduated from Champlain Valley Union High School, Hinesburg, Vermont and Lyndon State College, Lyndon, Vermont.

Larry was the owner of Heartland Laser Engraving, Salina, Kansas. He was a welcomed member of the Salina community, having moved here in 2004. A member of the First Presbyterian Church choir, Larry also served on the board of the Salina Symphony, and recently was a member of the cast of “Annie” at the Salina Community Theatre. His love of music also included playing the drums, guitar, mandolin, conga drums, and the banjo. Larry’s many hobbies enriched his life and his friendships. He loved his motorcycle, hunting, calf roping, his yard, adventure travel, and above all, his family.

Larry is survived by his wife of 12 years, Mollie Hale Carter; his three daughters Gillian Lisanne, 22, Arlington, Massachusetts; Elizabeth Ann , 9, and Jocelyn Renee, 8, both of Salina. He is also survived by his parents of Hendersonville, NC; his brother William Carter and wife Maggie, Laguna Beach, California; brother Mark Carter and wife Jan, Fripp Island, SC; sister Patty Curtis and husband Ray, Hinesburg, VT; sister Kathy Dunn and husband Dana, Charlottee, VT.; several nieces and nephews and four grand nieces and nephews.

A celebration of Larry’s life will be held Friday, December 22 at 11:00 a.m. at First Presbyterian Church, Salina, Kansas. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to First Presbyterian Church, 308 South Eighth Street, Salina, Kansas 67401.