Bobby Carter Sr.
Posted: Monday, October 22, 2012 4:01 pm
Bobby “Small Block” Carter Sr., 69, of Union City went home to be with the Lord suddenly on Oct. 19, 2012, in Union City.
Funeral services were conducted at 3 p.m. Sunday at David’s Chapel Baptist Church. Mac McCullough and Brother Charles Southerland officiated. Burial followed in Oakwood Cemetery near Clinton, Ky.
Edmaiston-Mosley Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
Pallbearers were Todd Carter, Albert Bell II, David McCullough, Ron Costello, Jeff Boyd and Mac McCullough.
Honorary pallbearers were Albert Bell Sr., Lamar Lyon, Raymond Douglas, Kevin Bing, Chip Peery and members of the youth group of David’s Chapel Baptist Church.
Memorial contributions may take the form of donations to the David’s Chapel youth group in care of David’s Chapel Baptist Church, 172 State Route 925, Hickman, KY 42050.
Mr. Carter was born Aug. 7, 1943, in Clinton, Ky., son of the late James Earl and Louise (Hopper) Carter. He married Deana (Mabry) Carter on Nov. 6, 1965. She survives. He was a faithful member of David’s Chapel Baptist Church and served in the United States Army. Mr. Carter was a Mason and a avid pool player known by his friends as “The Shark.”
Mr. Carter is also survived by two daughters and sons-in-law, Angel and Tommy Willingham of Union City and Christi and Bryan Cranford of Troy; his son and daughter-in-law, Bobby Carter Jr. and Brandy Carter of Hickman; four grandchildren and the spouses of two, Ashley Willingham of Union City, Heather and David Piazza of Woodland Mills, Kala Carter of Orland Park, Ill., and Austin and Whitney Parish of the Shawtown community; four great-grandchildren, Taylor Brooke Lane and Collin Carter Lane, both of Woodland Mills, Karina Carter of Orland Park and Tucker Lynn Parish of the Shawtown community; two sisters and brothers-in-law, Barbara and Bobby Hopper and Joanie and Dickie Cruce, all of Cayce, Ky.; and four brothers and the four sisters-in-law, Bill and Linda Carter of St. Louis, Ed and Mina Carter and Johnny and Susan Carter, all of Clinton, and Tommy and Vicky Carter of Williamsburg, Mo.
He was preceded in death by two sisters, Virginia Peery and Jane Dublin; and two brothers, Jim Carter and Joe Neal 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.
Published in The Messenger 10.22.12