James Edward Carter, Sr., age 91, of Baxley passed away Tuesday, May 5, 2020 at Community Hospice in Vidalia.
Mr. Carter was born January 3, 1929 in Appling County to the late Edward Carter and the late Elvie Griffin Carter. He was a member of Pleasant Grove Baptist Church and was a veteran of the United States Army having served in the Korean Conflict. He retired from Hazlehurst Mills and was preceded in death by his wife, Opal Gurley Carter.
Survivors include his daughter & son in law, Pam & David Dukes of Baxley; son & daughter in law, Jimmy & Linda Sue Carter of Baxley; sister, Evelyn Bullard of Baxley. Grandchildren, Allen Dukes, Shonda (Josh) Miller, Regina Dukes, Edward (Felicia) Carter and Ben Carter and great grandchildren, Cady Miller, Ethan Carter, Zoey Carter and his little buddy, Blackie.
A private graveside service will be held at Pleasant Grove Cemetery with Rev. Justin McLellan & Rev. John Daughtry officiating.
Arrangements are under the direction of Swain Funeral Home.
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