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Carter Lynn Miller was born on February 2, 1987 in Independence, MO. Our beloved Carter went home to the Lord on August 27, 2020. He passed away at Centerpoint Medical Center after a sudden illness. There will be a celebration of life held on Sunday, September 13, 2020 from 1:00pm – 4:00pm at Rotary Park, Blue Springs, Missouri
Carter was a lifelong resident of Missouri, attending school in Blue Springs. His childhood nickname was Sunshine because of his blonde hair, ever present smile, and sunny disposition. He was a talented artist, active in several sports in school, was in Cub Scouts & Boy Scouts for seven years, played trumpet in high school, and was a member of ROTC. He started “gaming” at the age of four, and it became a lifelong passion. Carter also loved music and comedy. He had a variety of jobs throughout his life but found his passion working in a nursing home, receiving several awards and was loved by his coworkers and residents. He loved his family and friends and made many great memories with them. Carter had a heart of gold and loved to make people laugh.
Carter was preceded in death by: father, Joe Tinker; maternal grandparents, Raymond & Marie Thurn; aunts, Carolyn Thurn and Mary Papa; uncles, Larry Miller, Wayne Miller, Mack Baldwin and Michael Hess;and cousin, Andrew Thurn.
Carter is survived by: mother, Terri Tinker; biological father, Kevin Miller; paternal grandparents, Victor & Lura Miller; sister, Erica Maycock and brother-in-law, Nick Maycock; step-brother, Jesse Tinker; nieces, Brandy Maycock and Lilly Maycock; nephews, Jaden Deason and Ashton Maycock; aunts, uncles, cousins and many dear friends.