Joshua Lee Carter, 41


Joshua (Josh) Lee Carter, 41, of West Liberty, passed away Saturday, March 18.

Josh was born on September 29, 1981, in Papillion, Nebraska, to Dale Carter and LuAnn Helm.

Josh graduated from West Liberty High School in 2000. He loved spending time with his family and friends, camping and having bonfires. He loved playing darts, cornhole, and mushroom hunting. He was also an avid Hawkeye fan. Josh loved being with his children, Ryan and Kilee more than anything.

Josh is survived by his children, Ryan and Kilee Carter, of West Liberty; his parents, Dale (Patty) Carter Jr. of Wichita, Kansas, and LuAnn (Mike Sr.) Helm of Tipton; his sister, Becky (Aaron) Weaver, of Wilton; step-brother, Mike Helm Jr. of West Liberty; Nieces and nephews, Calib, Johnathan and Halie Lilly, Zander and Jensen Weaver, and Wyat, Izac and Faye Helm; many aunts and uncles, including his closest Kay Methany of Tipton, Cathi Evans of Oxford, Dennis Evans of Anamosa, and Jackie Ambrose of Cedar Rapids; and many cousins and extended family.

Josh is preceded in death by his paternal grandparents, Dale Carter Sr. and JoAnn Johnson; maternal grandparents, Robert Rockwell and Walter and LeAnna Evans; Aunts, Christine Belau, Michelle Mason and Ann Boyd.

Visitation will be held 11 a.m. to 1p.m. at Henderson Barker Funeral Home in West Liberty Friday, March 24, with funeral service to follow immediately following at 1 p.m. Online condolences may be made to the family at

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Josh Carter Memorial Fund % Henderson-Barker Funeral Home, PO Box 46, West Liberty, Iowa 52776