Phoenix – Earl “Butch” Carter 58, of Phoenix, passed away on March 2nd, 2018. He was born in Kingman, AZ on August 26th, 1959. Butch was a painter and contractor by trade. He enjoyed fishing, hunting, and carpentry. He was known for his ability to cook and connect with children. He was an extremely talented craftsman and enjoyed making people laugh. Butch is survived by his mother Shirley, sisters Cheryl Baker of Playa del Rey, CA, Cathy Brown of Phoenix, AZ, Rose Zemba of Umatilla, FL, brother Cary Carter of Colorado Springs, CO, sons Earl “Joey” Carter, Jordan Daniel Carter, and Jacob Nolan Carter of Kingman, AZ. Butch has four grandchildren Shyann Carter, Ashley Carter, Brody Carter, and Nicole Carter. A Celebration of Life will be held at 11:00 A.M. on March 10th, at Whitney & Murphy Funeral Home, 4800 East Indian School Road, Phoenix, AZ 85018.