Carl Allen ColterJanuary 10th, 2021
Carl Allen Colter, 85, of Guthrie, passed away in New Bloomfield on Monday, January 4, 2021. He was born on September 6, 1935, in Holts Summit, a son of the late Milford and Merle (Day) Colter. Carl was united in marriage to Joyce Burks on February 25, 1955. For many years Carl worked as a custodian for Charles E. Still Hospital and Memorial Hospital in Jefferson City. He and his wife owned and operated Callaway Building and Maintenance before retiring in 2000. He enjoyed fishing and if Joyce was with him you could bet, she'd have the better catch. He was a frequent at the YMCA and having biscuits and gravy (every day) at Cameron's Diner in Holts Summit. Carl was very active at Guthrie Community Church. Most of all, he loved spending time with his family. He will be greatly missed by all who knew him. Carl is survived by his children, Diana Distler (Tom), Dale Colter (Linda) and Scott Colter (Angie); grandchildren, Chris, Dustin, Cody and Ashley; and great-grandchildren, Wilson and Weston. He was preceded in death by his wife, Joyce Colter; son, Bobby Colter; and brother, Forrest Colter. Family and friends will be received from 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m., Monday, January 11, 2021, at Houser-Millard Funeral Directors. Funeral Service will begin at 1:00 p.m. with Pastor Ronnie Hardin officiating. Interment will follow in Riverview Cemetery. The service will be livestreamed beginning at 1:00 p.m. Please go to Carl's obituary at millardfamilychapels.com for service link. Expressions of sympathy may be made to Guthrie Community Church. Arrangements are under the direction of HOUSER-MILLARD Funeral Directors, 2613 West Main Street, Jefferson City, Missouri 65109 (573) 636-3838. Condolences may be left online for the family at www.millardfamilychapels.com.