Joe Carter

Joe Carter

Posted: Monday, November 7, 2011 4:44 pm

The Messenger, November 7, 2011

Joe Carter, 63, of the Walnut Log community died at 11 p.m. Nov. 5, 2011, at Jackson-Madison County General Hospital.
Services will be 2 p.m. Tuesday at Walnut Log Baptist Church, with the Revs. Carl Southerland and Eric Burress officiating.
Burial will follow in Mt. Manual Cemetery near Walnut Log.
The family will receive friends at Edmaiston-Mosley Funeral Home 5-8 this evening and from noon until the hour of services Tuesday at the church.
Pallbearers will be Billy Ward, Joe Clanton, Ricky Richards, Dennis Whitson, Brad Moon, Dave Sams, Bobby Armour and Mark Williams. Honorary pallbearers will be Glen Yarbrough, Thomas Farmer, Dale Clark, Clint Wilson, Donald Jackson, David Tipton and Kenny Beard.
He was born July 10, 1948, in Obion County, son of the late Charles Benjamin and Hazel (McQueen) Carter.
He married the former Billie Thompson Nov. 27, 1967.  She survives.
He had been employed as a wildlife technician for Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency for 25 years and was a member of Walnut Log Baptist Church.
He is also survived by his daughter and son-in-law, Christie and Brian Hays of Walnut Log; two sons and his daughter-in-law, Kelly and Mary Carter of Troy and Rodney Carter of Walnut Log; four sisters, Elizabeth Ann “Boo” Armour of Woodland Mills, Sue Parnell of Walnut Log and Brenda Wilkins and Doris Carter, both of Union City; his brother, Jerry Carter of Walnut Log; six grandchildren and the spouse of one, Kyle Carter and Austin Carter, both of Troy, Crystal and Cody Castellaw of Hornbeak and Hunter Carter, Trevor Carter and Dalton Hays, all of Walnut Log; and his great-granddaughter, Bailey Williams of Hornbeak.
He was also preceded in death by his brother, Ted Carter.
To view the DVD that is an online tribute, or to leave messages of condolence for the family, visit the funeral home website at www.emfuneralhome.com.

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