Major Robert Quincey Carter

Published 11:00 pm Thursday, June 14, 2012

Major Robert Quincey Carter USA, Retired age 81 of Goshen died Wednesday, June 13, 2012 at his home

Funeral Services will be held Saturday, June 16, 2012 at 2:00 pm from the Elam Baptist Church with Elder Scott Sexton and Reverend W.O. Sanders officiating. Burial will follow in the Church Cemetery with Dillard Funeral Home of Troy directing.

Visitation will be held Friday, June 15, 2012 from 5:00 pm until 7:00 pm at Dillard Funeral Home in Troy. There will also be a one hour prior to the service at the Church.

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He is survived by his wife of 63 years Betty Zane Carter of Goshen, his children Patti Carter (Preston) Richburg of Goshen, Pamela Carter (Lewis) Hughes of Wetumpka, Bob Carter of Andalusia, his grandchildren Shannon Richburg (Robbie) Sharp, Elizabeth Carter (Kevin) Griffin, Jessica Hughes (Brandon) Moore, Pamela Joanna Hughes, Joseph Robert (Samantha) Richburg, Bryant M. (Ginny) Carter, David G. Carter, Luke (Pam) Hughes, PFC Joshua Carter (Stephanie) Hughes, his great grandchildren Alle Zane Carter Hughes, Austin Sharp, Paige and Kayley Brunson, Reed and Sarah McKeemie, Kendall Sharp, Brandi Sharp (Kenneth) Duncan, a sister Catherine Carter, nieces and nephews Joyce and AL Pennington, Harvill Sellers (Karen) Carter Jr. and a sister-in-law Carolyn Carter.

He was preceded in death by his parents Bryant and Mildred Carter, brothers Harvill Sellers Carter and Walter Cullen (Doris) Carter, an infant son Jerry Beard Carter and a nephew John Carter.

Active pallbearers will be Robbie Richburg, Bryant Carter, David Carter, Brandon Moore, PFC Joshua Hughes and Byron Wilkes.

The Goshen Lions Club will serve as honorary pallbearers.

Flowers will be accepted or memorials may be made to the Rogers School House Foundation C/O Gloria Wilkes 2829 County Road 2204 Goshen, Alabama 36035.