John Donald Carter
October 22, 1938  -  April 9, 2019

John Donald Carter

James F. Webb Funeral Home
2514 7th Street
Meridian, MS  39301
Thursday, April 11, 2019
5:00 - 7:00 pm
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Causeyville Baptist Church
6192 Causeyville Clarke Rd
Meridian, MS  39301
Friday, April 12, 2019
10:00 am
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Causeyville Baptist Church Cemetery
6192 Causeyville Clarke Rd
Meridian, MS  39301
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Funeral services for Mr. John D. Carter will be held Friday April 12 at 10 am at Causeyville Baptist Church. Brother Gilbert Eaves will be officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery with James F. Webb Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

Mr. Carter, 80, died Tuesday April 9 at The Oaks. He was a retired road inspector for Lauderdale County. Mr. Carter’s favorite team was the Atlanta Braves and any team his grandson was playing for. He was especially fond of going to gospel singings, fishing and gardening.

Pall bearers will be Johnathan Polk, Sean Polk, Monty Sellers, Larry Wilson, Wallace Murphy, Thomas Williams, and Phil Bailey. Honorary Pall bearers are Kenney Sellers and Robby Smith.

Mr. Carter is survived by his daughter Kim Polk (Sean); grandchildren Ashley Polk, Emily Polk, and Johnathan Polk; nephew, James Carter; nieces Becky Moffett and Billie Jo Graham; an aunt Norma Jean Williams; cousins Sarah Hare, Jan Long – Robertson, Phil Bailey, Norman Bailey, and Thomas Lynn Williams.

He was preceded in death by his parents John and Lucy Carter; and a brother Billy Carter.

Visitation will be Thursday, April 11 from 5 to 7 at James F. Webb Funeral Home.

In lieu of flowers the family requests memorials be made to Causeyville Baptist Church.

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  1. Jan Long Robertson
    Daleville, AL

    I sure wish I could have been there with all of you. I am so thankful me and Aunt Jean got to see him last month and spend some time with him. Lots of great memories as kids and through the years always stopping at Aunt Lucy’s house first when I would come to visit. Love to all of you.

  2. James Rainey, Lauderdale County Assessor, and Staff
    Meridian, MS

    We wish to express our sincere sympathy to the Carter family at this time.

  3. Todd and Dana Linton and Family
    meridian, MS

    Sean, Kim, Ashley, Emily, and Jonathan,
    We are so sorry for your loss. He was very Special to everyone. HE HAD THE LOVE FOR THE GAME.
    May You Rest In Peace,
    Todd, Dana, Wesley, and Joel

  4. Sarah and Danny Hare and Robby Smith
    Quitman, MS

    Sorry for your loss. Donald will be greatly missed. If you need us just call.

  5. Ricky Roberts
    Meridian, MS

    Sorry for your loss. If you need me let me know.

  6. Patricia & Jerry Dean
    Meridian, MS

    May his family be at peace in Jesus name.

  7. Linda D Westbrook
    Meridian, MS

    God bless this family. He was well loved and will be missed by many.

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