YORKTOWN — Carl Carter, 81, went home to be with the Lord Tuesday, Jan. 12, 2021. He was born April 5, 1939, in Kingsport, Tennessee, the son of William McKinley and Ollie Carter.
He was founder of a local Baptist church, where he was a deacon, faithful attendee and servant for 48 years. He was a member of the Gideons and Veterans of the U.S. Army. He owned Walls and Ceilings Inc. of Yorktown for 30 years.
He was preceded in death by his parents; six brothers, Leonard, Oscar, Troy, Dana, Enleo and Haskel; and sisters, Burnis, Martha, Madge and Pearl.
He is survived by his wife of 63 years, Barbara; son, Tim and Tracey of Hayes; grandson, Kenny; granddaughter, Emily; special niece and nephew, Patsy and Albert Johnson; three brothers Odell, Darrell and Gerald; and sister, Dorothy.
The family would like to thank all the faithful neighbors, family and friends who showed their love for Carl over the years. Special thanks to the Solid Rock Bluegrass Gospel Group.
Memorial services will be held at a later date.
In lieu of flowers, please make donations to the Alzheimer’s Association, 225 N. Michigan Ave., Fl. 17, Chicago, IL 60601.