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James Christopher Carte, 53, Kokomo, died Monday, Feb. 19, 2018, at his home. He was born Nov. 25, 1964, at Indianapolis to James David and Mary Jo (Glisson) Carte. His mother preceded him in death.
He was a graduate of Hamilton Heights High School with the Class of 1983. He then completed HVAC classes at Ivy Tech, later accomplishing journeyman status as an electrician. He was an independent worker through the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW).
He enjoyed working on cars, with his favorite being the Corvette. He was a member of the Indy Corvettes. He also enjoyed watching car races and attending car shows.
Surviving him is a son, Shane Christopher Carte, New Orleans, Louisiana. Additional survivors include his father, Don (Holly) Carte, Russiaville; siblings, Leann (Tim) Castor, Tipton, Dave (Debbie) Carte, Fort Mitchell, Alabama, Kerry (Krista) Carte, Kokomo, Patrick Carte, Kokomo, and Todd Carte, Fishers; and his former wife, Stephanie Dunn, Jonesboro, Indiana.
Funeral services will be at 6 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 24, 2018 at Hartley Funeral Homes, 209 W. Jackson St., Cicero, IN 46034, with visitation from 4 p.m. until time of the services.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Red Cross. You may send condolences at www.hartleyfuneralhomes.com.
Published on February 22, 2018
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