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Obituary of John Carter


John Carter, husband, step-father, grandfather, and colleague, unexpectedly left this world on Wednesday, August 30, 2017.  John was born on June 18th, 1963 in Houston, Texas. John was involved in many different things, but was especially a huge contribution to the soccer community. He has touched the lives of countless players and coaches in his 30 plus years as a soccer coach. John eventually made his way to Indiana where he coached women’s soccer at DePauw for 24 years.  During his tenure at DePauw he earned four conference coach of the year honors.  He was currently serving as the Indiana Soccer Olympic Development Program (ODP) director, as well as deputy commissioner of the Indiana Soccer League (ISL).  Read more by clicking on link below:


John’s wife Joy, prefers those interested in sending flowers, or wanting to recognize John, honor him may contribute to a youth soccer player scholarship fund established in John’s name.  You can donate to this scholarship fund by accessing the following link:


The entire soccer family is grieving over this sudden loss of a wonderful member of our community.  Your prayers for Joy and John’s family are greatly appreciated.  Those interested in supporting the family by delivering a meal can coordinate meal deliveries by accessing the following link:


If you feel so inclined to assist with expenses, please consider donating to this GoFundMe:


We are already missing our friend and colleague. Undoubtedly, we will miss him even more in the future..  John was truly a servant to the Indiana Soccer family!
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