David E. Carter

December 8, 1928 - April 16, 2017
April 18, 2017   6 pm to 8 pm
Hanner Funeral Service
April 20, 2017   2:00 pm
Graveside Service
Carter Cemetery, Pickeyville, Mississippi

David E. Carter, age 88, of Atlanta, Texas, went to be with the Lord Sunday, April 16, 2017, at his residence surrounded by family.

David was born December 8, 1928 in Woodville, Mississippi, to Archer and Mattie Carter. He was retired from International Paper, was a member of First Baptist Church, Atlanta, Texas, he loved spending time with family, hunting and fishing. He was preceded in death by his sister, Donetta Carter; two brothers, Edward Carter and Jesse Carter and his parents.

He is survived by his wife of 66 years, Ruth R. Carter of Atlanta, Texas; four daughters, Sandra Berry and husband Duke of Rock Springs, Wyoming, Beth Hogan and husband Tim of Atlanta, Texas, Annette O’Day and husband Rob of Stafford, Virginia, Ruth Ellen Nugent and husband Matthew of Atlanta, Texas; eight grandchildren, Erika Berry, Clint Crowder, Colt Berry, Halley Knuth, Carter Hogan, Olivia O’Day, Zach Nugent, Ellis O’Day; eight great-grandchildren and a number of other relatives.

Graveside services will be 2:00 pm, Thursday, April 20, 2017 in Carter Cemetery, Wilkinson, County, Mississippi under the direction of Hanner Funeral Service with Duke Berry officiating.

Visitation will be Tuesday, April 18, 2017 from 6 pm to 8 pm at Hanner Funeral Service, Atlanta, Texas.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, www.cff.org or to the American Cancer Society, www.cancer.org

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April 26, 2017

byBarbara Davis & Family

April 20, 2017

Cling to the Lord and He will comfort you through the process of grieving and, in the future, will replace your sorrow with great, unending joy!

Love you Guys
byBarbara Davis & Family

April 20, 2017

bySharon Urquhart

April 19, 2017

What a precious godly man he was. So thankful for the influence he had in my life and the life of my parents. Our thoughts and prayers will be with all of you in these difficult days ahead. I think he and daddy are telling stories and laughing right now! Hugs and love to all of you!!
byPrincey Dickerson

April 19, 2017

I will be in prayer for this family
byThe Joslins

April 19, 2017

byAngela Grissom

April 19, 2017

So very sorry for your loss! Prayers!
byAngie Grissom and family

April 19, 2017

byLinnie & Kathleen Jester

April 19, 2017

May God surround the Carter family with his arms of love and comfort. As a child I was part of this family from Atlanta to Pine Bluff. All my love, I will never forget David Carter. He was so special to me. Kathleen
byBill & Anita Runnels

April 18, 2017

So sorry to hear of Mr. Carters passing. Sweet, sincere man. Loved to hear him pray!!!So sorry to hear of Mr. Carters passing. Sweet, sincere man. Loved to hear him pray!!! Love to Ruth & family

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