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Luther Carter
Birth: Feb. 7, 1898
Death: Oct. 13, 1967

Devoted husband of Lavada Wilcox Carter and loving father of Royce Vance Carter, William Earl Carter, Laverne Carter Oliver and Eleanor Carter Thomas. Second oldest son of Manning C. Carter and Victoria McClellan Carter. He died at age 69 just months before his planned retirement.

He was born near Alma, Georgia and moved to Portsmouth, Virginia with his family in 1939. He worked as a carman for the Seaboard Air Line railroad. Prior to working for the railroad, he worked at the Portsmouth Naval Shipyard for several years.

He was preceded in death by his oldest son Royce Vance Carter. He was a member of Central Methodist Church in Portsmouth.

He and Lavada Wilcox were married October 24, 1920.

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Cause of death: Acute coronary thrombosis (heart attack)
 
 
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 Parents:
  Manning C. Carter (1872 - 1907)
  Victoria McLellan Carter (1870 - 1932)
 
 Spouse:
  Rhoda Lavada Wilcox Carter (1899 - 1971)*
 
 Children:
  Royce Vance Carter (1921 - 1936)*
  William Earl Carter (1924 - 2007)*
  Laverne Carter Oliver (1926 - 2010)*
 
 Siblings:
  Jeneaver Carter (1894 - 1896)*
  Floyd Carter (1896 - 1963)*
  Luther Carter (1898 - 1967)
  Clyde Carter (1900 - 1971)*
  John Wesley Carter (1902 - 1979)*
  Daniel Carter (1905 - 1981)*
  Manning Carter (1907 - 1980)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Greenlawn Memorial Gardens
Chesapeake (Chesapeake City County)
Chesapeake City
Virginia, USA
Plot: Chimes Tower, Sec. 3
 
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Originally Created by: Anonymous
Record added: Nov 17, 2010
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