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Denver Dale Carter

March 17, 1959 — February 8, 2024


Denver Dale Carter, age 64, of Crawfordsville, passed away on Thursday, February 8, 2024, at Franciscan Health Indianapolis. He was born in Batesville on March 17, 1959 to Ray Thomas and Vivien Leigh (Bostic) Carter.

After graduating from Greensburg High School, Denver embarked on a career as a laborer in the lumber industry. He worked for B & D Lumber Company and Fleetwood. On February 27, 2018, Denver married the love of his life, Marianne Rankin, in Crawfordsville. He was a passionate fan of IU Basketball, Indianapolis Colts, and NASCAR. Denver was a member of the Crawfordsville Eagles and the Sons of the American Legion.

Denver will be deeply missed by his wife, Marianne; beloved cat, Devo; sister, Debbie (Jerry) Borgman; brother, Dwayne Carter; nieces, Nickie (Brian) Mahon and Lorie Jordan; three great-nephews, and one great-niece.

He was preceded in death by his parents and a nephew, Ross Jordan.

A gathering of friends and family will be held at Sanders Priebe Funeral Care, 315 S. Washington Street in Crawfordsville on Wednesday, February 14, 2024 from 12:00 noon until 2:00 pm. In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be given to the American Liver Foundation, PO Box 299, West Orange, NJ 07052 or the American Kidney Fund, 11921 Rockville Pike, Suite 300, Rockville, MD 20852. Sanders Priebe Funeral Care is entrusted with care. Share memories and condolences online at

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