Daniel Ray Carter

Daniel Ray Carter
Daniel Ray Carter

Daniel Ray Carter, 70, of Amarillo, TX passed away on March 7, 2021.

Services will be at 11:00 A.M., Thursday, March 11, 2021, in the Boxwell Brothers Ivy Chapel. Arrangements are by Boxwell Brothers Funeral Directors, Amarillo.

Daniel was born in Miles City, MT on December 2, 1950, to Lloyd and Betty Carter.

Daniel was a hardworking family man.  He worked in the oil field for 40 years, the last 25 was spent with Devon Energy as a production foreman.  Dan loves traveling and camping with his family all over the United States and sometimes Canada.  Dan was a man of many hobbies, hunting, shooting, gun collecting, golfing and supposedly square dancing at one point.  The last few years his favorite hobby was spending time with his granddaughters.

Dan was a Boy Scout Leader for 12 years and one of his proudest moments was helping Russell earn his Eagle Scout and many pinewood derby championships.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Lloyd and Betty Carter, of Montana.

Survivors include his wife, Carol Carter, of Amarillo; sons, Russell Carter and his wife Meredith, of Meredith, and Kenny Harris, of Lubbock; daughter, Amanda Harris and wife Christina, of Amarillo; three beautiful granddaughters, Caroline, Emmylou and Eleanor; his brothers and sisters, David and Carmella Carter, of Texas, Dwayne Carter and Dorene Keys, of Arizona, Donny and Evelyn Carter, of Wyoming, Carol and Bill Worman, of Montana, Clifford and Sue Carter, of Texas, Craig and Shan Carter, of Texas, Patty and Art Quiroz, of Montana, Jerry Rogers and Courtnee Fontenot, of Texas, and Suzanne and Bob Robinson, of Texas; honorary daughter, Sandy Russell, of Amarillo; honorary grandkids, Dylan and Katie Conley, and Emily and Brandon Russell; and 2 granddogs, Salem and Blue.

18 Replies to “Daniel Ray Carter”

  1. My condolences to the Carter family I knew Dan through working for Halliburton for 38 years I worked with Dan the 25 years he was with Devon we had some great times together I really enjoyed the pig hunting trip we took a few years ago he was a great man RIP

  2. My deepest condolences to the Carter family and friends. I worked with Dan for many years, he was always good to me and others, he was very knowledgeable and passionate in everything that he did.

    Prayers of comfort and peace

  3. Never met Dan but have known Carol along time, he sounds like a great man would have loved to have met him. Our love, hearts and prayers are with you and your family. god will be with you all. Love Charles and Pat

  4. Prayers for Carol, family and friends. Loved the years I worked with Dan at Devon. Everyone was blessed that knew him. May God comfort you in your time of loss.

  5. God bless you Dan. Thank you for you always being there for all of us. You blessed our lives by just being the man you were. Thank you for loving my little sister and her kids the way you did. And im so thankful you had the time you had to spend with your granddaughters. You will be missed so much by everyone who knew you. Take good care of your family and my mom in heaven. Until we meet again RIP my friend.

  6. I will always remember Dan as a loving husband, father and grandfather. He loved his family. I will be lifting the family up in prayer tomorrow as you celebrate Dan’s life. He will be missed.

  7. Praying for the Carter family at this time. Thoughts and prayers 🙏
    Arizona friends of Dwayne and Dorene
    Love, Bill and Margaret

  8. Danny I hope you read this in heaven I have known you for the past two years and in that time you always made me feel like part of family. I will always cherish all the fun times on all the family vacations and the January get togethers. You will always hold a special place in my heart. I will miss you.
    Dorene Keyes

  9. I did not know Dan personally except through his wife, Carol. She spoke quite often of him in loving words. I’m so happy that the move to Amarillo was made before this sad time. Carol, you are in my thoughts and prayers. God will see you through this difficult time and the hurt will still be there, but will soften. I love you.

    Pat Johnson

  10. So sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers for you and your family…. we miss you but are always thinking of you. Prayers for comfort and strength. God Bless.💔💔

  11. Keeping you all in our thoughts & prayers. May your precious memories comfort you.
    Our love, hugs, prayers.

  12. What an AMAZING man! It was an honor having Dan in our family! Praying for y’all and your comforting grace during this most difficult time.

  13. Dan was always a cool guy to be around. I know my best friend Kenny learned a lot from him, and thought the world of him. I have no doubt he’s in Heaven. My deepest condolences and love from the bottom of my heart to his family and friends.

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