LEPANTO - William Roy Carter, 76, departed this life on Thursday, June 7, 2018 at his home. He was born 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 was 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 Ariz.; five daughters, Pam (Leroy) Turner of Caraway, Dianne (Mikel) Dewailly of Lepanto, Amanda (Timmy) Easley of Lepanto, Kimberly Carter of Ill. and Jenny Carter of Tex.; one sister, Joyce Ann Kelly of Lepanto; 17 grandchildren and 13 great- grandchildren.
Funeral services were held June 10 at Delancey-Murphy Funeral Home in Lepanto. Interment followed at Marked Tree Cemetery.