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 David Lamar Carter

David Lamar Carter

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Death 15 Jan 2017 (aged 68)
Burial Canton, Cherokee County, Georgia, USA
Plot SECTION 11 SITE 806
Memorial ID 175481733 · View Source
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Mr. David Lamar Carter, age 68, of Silver Creek, passed away Sunday, January 15, 2017, at his residence.

Mr. Carter was born in Polk County, GA on December 12, 1948, son of the late Robert Lee Carter and the late Mary Elizabeth Billings Carter. He was also preceded in death by a daughter, Tammy Danita Blaylock, and by 11 siblings.

Mr. Carter was a veteran of the United States Army and served during the Vietnam War. He received the Purple Heart for injuries received during the War. Prior to his becoming medically disabled in 1994, he was employed with the Georgia Department of Corrections at the Rome Diversion Center for several years. Mr. Carter was passionate about his service to our veterans. He was former President of the Floyd County Vietnam Veterans Association, was an honorary member of Rolling Thunder, Inc., formerly served in the American Legion and was a member of the Veterans of Foreign War Post #4911 in Rome. Mr. Carter was a member of New Etna Baptist Church in Rockmart.

Survivors include his wife, the former Jewell Bennett, to whom he was married on May 4, 1968; 3 daughters, Lorie Poole, and her husband, Mike, Silver Creek, Amy Camp, and her husband, Jonathan, Rome, and Valarie Carter, Silver Creek; a son, Scott Carter, and his wife, Leah, Silver Creek; 5 grandchildren, Joshua Poole, Silver Creek, Jacob Poole, Silver Creek, Caleb Blaylock, Rome, Caitlin Blaylock Rome, and Jace Carter, Silver Creek; several nieces and nephews also survive.

Graveside services will be held on Wednesday, January 18, 2017, at 2 pm in Georgia National Cemetery in Canton. Brother Darrell Camp will officiate.

The family will receive friends at Henderson & Sons Funeral Home, South Chapel, on Wednesday from 10 am until 12 noon. At other hours, they may be contacted at the residence.

Henderson & Sons Funeral Home, South Chapel, has charge of the funeral arrangements.



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  • Created by: Craig Burnes
  • Added: 18 Jan 2017
  • Find A Grave Memorial 175481733
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for David Lamar Carter (12 Dec 1948–15 Jan 2017), Find A Grave Memorial no. 175481733, citing Georgia National Cemetery, Canton, Cherokee County, Georgia, USA ; Maintained by Craig Burnes (contributor 46957988) .