Mike Carter

Mike Carter, 64, of Big Spring, died Tuesday, July 3, 2012, at Scenic Mountain Medical Center. The family will receive friends from 7 p.m. until 8 p.m. Sunday at Myers & Smith Funeral Home. Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Monday at Myers & Smith Chapel with the Rev. Herb McPherson officiating. Burial will follow in Mount Olive Memorial Park.He was born Aug. 29, 1947, in Marysville, Calif., to Margaret and James Carter. He married Dorothy James on Sept. 16, 1968 in Big Spring, Texas. He has been a resident of Big Spring most of his life. He was a veteran of the United States Air Force, serving 10 years. He was an operator for Key Energy, retiring in February 2012 due to ill health. He was a Baptist.He is survived by his wife, Dorothy Carter of Big Spring; two sons, Ray Heffington of Big Spring and Chuck Stephens of Overland Park, Kan.; two daughters, Diane Anderson of Abilene and Deborah Rueda of Lubbock; two brothers, Tony Carter and Randy Carter, both of Colfax, Wash.; seven grandsons; several great-grandchildren; and a number of nieces and nephews.Arrangements are by Myers & Smith Funeral Home. Pay your respects online at www.myersandsmith.com