Lewis Wright Carter, 92, of Huntingdon, passed away Sunday, Dec. 27, at Baptist Memorial Hospital. Funeral Services were held on Wednesday, Dec. 30 at Dilday-Carter Funeral Home with Scott Carter, Bryan Oakes, and Clint Ezell officiating. Burial followed at Bethel Missionary Baptist Church Cemetery.
Mr. Carter was born January 1, 1928 in Huntingdon to the late Howard Carter and Opal Thompson Carter. He owned and operated Carter’s Welding Shop in Huntingdon for 61 years, was a member of Bethel Missionary Baptist Church where he taught Sunday School and was Sunday School Superintendent. He served as Director of the Carroll County Farm Bureau, Carroll County Co-op, Member of Huntingdon American Legion, and WWII Veteran.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a grandson, Adam Coleman Carter.
He is survived by wife of 74 years, Willodean Coleman Carter; two daughters, Susan (Reggie) Lawrence, Jennifer (Bill) Rogers; and one son, Jeff (Amy) Carter all of Huntingdon; a sister Sylvia Cary of Huntingdon; and a brother, William Carter of Somerville.
He also leaves 4 grandchildren; Benjamin Lawrence, Jonathan Lawrence, Isaac Carter and Meredith Todd.
He also leaves 7 great grandchildren: Morgan Hight, Jack Lawrence, Magnolia Lawrence, Owen Lawrence, Corrie Lawrence, Ethan Coad and Maci Coad.
Pallbearers who served were Will Carter, Jr., Steve Carter, Benji Lawrence, Jonathan Lawrence, Isaac Carter, and Jack Lawrence.
Honorary pallbearers are Jerry White, Glen Mebane, Glen Tippitt, Don Renfroe, Terry Rich, Billy Mac Rich, Glendon Rich, Aaron McClerkin, Gordy Rich, Mike Cary, Mark Cary, and Mitchell Carter.
In lieu of flowers, the family request donations to be made to Bethel Missionary Baptist Church, Huntingdon, Cemetery Fund, P.O. Box 1012, Huntingdon, TN 38344 or Bethlehem Church Cemetery, c/o Ronnie Williams, 475 Timber Lane, Huntingdon, TN 38344.