Charles L. “Chuck” Cater, 76, of Monticello passed away November 20, 2013 at Drew Memorial Hospital in Monticello.

He was a retired criminal investigator, a United States Navy Veteran and a member of the Rose Hill Free Will Baptist Church.

Mr. Cater was an avid hunter and fisherman and loved country and western music. He played in several country and western bands where he played the guitar and sang.

He was born March 21, 1937 in Drew County and was the son of the late William Cal Cater and Rosie Rozell Barnett Cater.

Survivors include his wife of 54 years, Evelyn Wiebenga Cater of Monticello; one son, Ricky Lamar Cater and wife Chris of Monticello; one brother, Roland D. Cater of Harrison; one sister, Alice Cater Wolfe and husband Melvin of Harrison; his grandson, Nicklos Jason Cater and wife Jenna of Monticello; and his very special great grandson, Gage Forrest Cater.

Visitation will be November 22 from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. at Stephenson Dearman Funeral Home in Monticello.

The funeral service will be November 23 at 11 a.m. at Rose Hill Freewill Baptist Church on Highway 35 in Monticello and burial will be at Gaster Hill Cemetery on Highway 35 in Monticello.

Arrangements by Stephenson Dearman Funeral Home in Monticello.