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Buford Carter

October 6, 1925 — March 15, 2018

Buford Wallace Carter, 92, of Osceola, Arkansas departed this life on Thursday, March 15, 2018 at his home.  He was born on October 6, 1925 to Bennie and Ethel Howie Carter.  He graduated from Hendrix College in Conway, Arkansas, served in the Navy for 8 years and he was a retired coach and History teacher.

He is preceded in death by his parents, brother: Bill Carter and sister: Maxine Partain O’Donnell.

Buford is survived by his wife: Shirley Ann Carter of the home, son: Randy Coaker of the home, grandson: Randy Joe Coaker Jr. (Meagan) of Jonesboro, great grandchild: Emma Grace Coaker of Jonesboro, brother: Tommy Carter of Jonesboro, two sisters: Cathy Carter Wright of Jackson, Tennessee and Martha Carter Cheshier of Southaven, Mississippi, his best friend: Jackie Brewer, his angel: Crystal Starre Morrisett, three people he considers his grandchildren: Courtney and Hunter Scott and Jessie Kroger and loving in-laws, nieces, nephews and a host of longtime friends.

Visitation will be held Sunday from 3:00 to 5:00 at Delancey-Murphy Funeral Home in Lepanto.

Funeral service will be held Monday at 1:00 at Delancey-Murphy Funeral Home in Lepanto.

Interment will follow at Potter Memorial Cemetery in Lepanto.

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