Lloyd Jefferson Carter, 89, of Waycross, died early Friday morning, November 9, 2018, at the Hospice Satilla Hospice House in Waycross, following an extended illness.
Born January 27, 1929 in Pierce County, he was the oldest son of the late David Ward and Beatrice Clemons Carter. He lived in Blackshear and Waycross for most of his life. He was a veteran, having served in the U.S. Army but was retired as a supervisor from the Atlantic Coast Line/Seaboard Coast Line Railroad. He was a member of Hacklebarney Baptist Church.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife of 61 years, Doris Suggs Carter and a sister, Glenda Carter.
Survivors include his two daughters, Debra Carter Rowell, Blackshear and Vickie Carter White (husband Steve), Waycross; 3 grandchildren, Leslie Rowell Fulford and Hannah White Arnold (husband Alan), both of Waycross and Christopher Lloyd White, Atlanta; two great-grandsons, Gage Fulford and Liam Arnold, both of Waycross; three sisters, Juanita Manders, Laverne Waters and Marilyn Chancey (husband Glynn), all of Blackshear; two brothers, Tracy Carter (wife Wanda) and Jimmy Carter, both of Blackshear and many nieces, nephews and other relatives.
Visitation will be from 2-3 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 11, at the funeral home.
Funeral services will be held at 3 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 11, from the chapel of Hart Funeral Home.
Interment followed in the Blackshear City Cemetery.
Sympathy may be expressed by signing online at www.hartfh.com.
Hart Funeral Home of Blackshear was in charge of arrangements.