Carter Wayne Weatherford, 70, of Washburn, Mo., died Sunday, July 16, 2006, at the Red Rose Inn in Cassville, Mo.
Carter Weatherford was born Aug. 12, 1935, in Sommerville, Tenn., the son of Carter Lewis Weatherford and Ida Mae (Sandefur) Weatherford. He married former Le Mars resident Sandra Calkins on May 25, 1975.
Carter was a barber most of his life. He owned and operated Stylistics Hair Salon in Pea Ridge, Ark., from 1979 to 1997 when he retired.
He was a member of Mid-South Writers Group in Cassville, Mo. He loved to write, fish, shoot skeet, boating and being with friends.
Survivors include his wife, Sandra Weatherford of the home; two sons, Wayne Weatherford II and his wife, Vicky of Avoca, and Bill Weatherford and his wife, Cindy of Omaha, Neb.; one daughter, Sharon Glessman and her husband, Dale, of Fort Collins, Colo.; one step-son, Stan Sunnderman and his wife, Lynnette of Bentonville, Ark.; one step-daughter, Stacey Hansen and her husband, Brent of Washburn, Mo.; one brother, Lewis Weatherford of Blytheville, Ark.; one sister, Mary McElreth of Rhode Island; 15 grandchilden and one great-grandchild; and a sister-in-law, Nancy Osterbuhr of Le Mars.
He was preceded in death by his parents; an infant daughter, Debra Weatherford; and three brothers, Bill Weatherford, Jimmy Weatherford and Bobby Weatherford.
A memorial service will be held Saturday, July 22, at 2 p.m. at Sisco Funeral Home in Pea Ridge, Ark. Allen Merritt will officiate. Cremation arrangements are by Sisco Funeral Home of Pea Ridge.