William Roy Carter, 76, of Lepanto departed this life on Thursday, June 7, 2018 at his home. He was born on April 2, 1942 to Emery Wade and Lossie Irene Gatlin Carter. He was of the Baptist faith, he enjoyed playing cards, shooting pool and playing slot machines, he loved to tell his grandchildren stories and spending time with family and friends.
He is preceded in death by his parents, five brothers and four sisters.
Mr. Carter is survived by his wife of 43 years: Jean Carter of Lepanto, four sons: Terry (Lashaunda) Roach of Lepanto, Harvey (Regina) Roach of Lepanto, Ricky Roach of Lepanto and William Carter Jr. of Arizona, five daughters: Pam (Leroy) Turner of Caraway, Dianne (Mikel) Dewailly of Lepanto, Amanda (Timmy) Easley of Lepanto, Kimberly Carter of Illinois and Jenny Carter of Texas, one sister: Joyce Ann Kelly of Lepanto, seventeen grandchildren and thirteen great grandchildren.
Visitation will be held Saturday, June 9, 2018 from 6:00 to 8:00 at Delancey-Murphy Funeral Home in Lepanto.
Funeral service will be held Sunday, June 10, 2018 at 2:00pm at Delancey-Murphy Funeral Home in Lepanto.
Interment will follow at Marked Tree Cemetery.