Richard C. “Dick” Carlton

Age 88, passed away July 29, 2020.  He was born February 12, 1932, in Lansing, to Delores and Hubert Carlton.  Richard graduated from J.W. Sexton High School in 1950, and attended MSU.  He retired in 1987 from the U.S. Postal Service after 35 years of employment.  Richard was an active member of Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church.  He enjoyed bowhunting, golf, and sitting on his front porch.

Surviving are:  his wife of 43 years, Ruth Carlton; children, Richard (Janet) Carlton, Tad (Cheryl) Carlton, Robyn (Lewis) Flanders-Withey, Gary (Kim) Snellenberger, Rick Snellenberger, and Jo (Charlie) Snellenberger; brother, Michael (Penny) McDonald; many grand and great-grandchildren.

Preceded in death by: his parents; son, Guy; brother, Bob; and sister, Jeannine Beard.

Richard’s family will receive friends at the Estes-Leadley Greater Lansing Chapel, on Wednesday, August 5th, from 6-8 p.m. Private interment will take place at Evergreen Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church, 501 W. Saginaw Street, Lansing, MI 48933, in memory of Richard Carlton.

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Kellie Woods
July 30, 2020 at 6:59 pm

I’m so sorry for everyones loss. I loved my Uncle Dick. He is also survived by his baby brother Michael McDonald. RIP Uncle Dick

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Linda Ettinger
July 31, 2020 at 10:38 am

Prayers for the family and especially for Aunt Ruthie. Uncle Dick was just the sweetest guy. He will be sadly missed.

Rick Doubrava
August 2, 2020 at 9:38 am

Our deepest sympathy to Ruth and the entire family. Dick was a great neighbor and friend. We will miss his smiling face and great sense of humor. Rest in peace. Rick and Deb

Deborah K Stark
August 3, 2020 at 10:45 am

So sorry for the family’s loss. Dick will be missed around our holiday meal table. May he rest in peace. Gary and Debbie Stark


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