Billy Ray Carter

Billy Ray Carter, age 78, of Medon, departed this life Saturday morning, Jan. 30, 2016 at his home.
Funeral services were held Monday, Feb. 1 at Shackelford Funeral Directors' Main Chapel in Bolivar with Danny Hopper officiating. Interment followed in New Union Cemetery in Toone.
The widower of Polly Carter, who died in 2006 after 52 years of marriage, he worked as quality control manager with Harman Automotive for over 20 years and also had worked with the Kilgore Corporation and most recently with the County Highway Department.
He was born June 13, 1937 in Medon, son of the late William Alec Carter and Dessie King Carter and lived his whole life in Hardeman County. He served in the National Guard and was a member of New Union Baptist Church. He had an intense love of being outdoors, enjoying fishing and hunting, but his family states that his greatest love was being around his children and grandchildren

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