Carter Allen VerValen, a lifetime Centralia/Chehalis resident, was killed in an auto accident on July 16, 2018. Carter was a graduate of WF West High School in 1990. He had worked as a brick mason and was currently employed as a Certified Occupational Therapist Assistant in Richland, WA. Carter is survived by his daughter Alexandra, son Jack, mother Danah, sister Kacy and girlfriend Juanita. A ‘Celebration of Life’ will be held on Tuesday, July 31, at 2:00 pm at Centralia Bible Baptist Church, 1511 S Gold St, Centralia.