William “Bill” Horace Carter, Jr.

June 1, 1948 - December 25, 2023

06/01/1948 - 12/25/2023

William “Bill” Horace Carter Jr. age 75, of Halifax, passed away peacefully at his home on December 25, 2023.

He was born on June 1, 1948 to William and Mildred Carter in Greensburg, KY. Bill loved cooking and entertaining people through his music He loved his antique tractors. He worked for Ryder Truck Rental as a service manger and Cardinal International as a parts salesman. He retired in 2013 and he and his wife moved from Apex to Halifax. He was friend to everyone who never met a stranger. Bill treated everyone as family.

He was preceded in death by his mother and father, two sisters, Evon Narron and Eva Reason.

Bill is survived by his wife Gail, two sons, Lawrence Scooter Carter and his wife Sara of Apex, NC and Donald Pennington and his wife Tonia of McLeansville, NC; three sisters, Marrion Pugh and her husband Ronald of Nashville, NC, Elizabeth Partain and her husband Louis of Kannapolos, NC and Anita Willey and her husband Chet of Arlington, TX; brother, Milton Carter and his wife Barbara of Halifax, NC and also a brother from another mother, Tom Draper of Apex, NC. Seven grandchildren, Christopher, Hannah, Adam, DJ, Beka, Jacob and Chloe. Also surviving are eight great grandchildren.

The family will have a memorial service at a later date.

Garrett-Sykes Funeral Service – Letchworth Chapel is handling the arrangements for the Carter family and online condolences can be directed to the family by visiting letchworthsykesfs.com.

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James Linthicum
3 months ago

Gail, what can I say! You knew the friendship that Bill and I had. H was such a giving and intelligent man. I learned a lot from him. I will surely miss him!!

Crystal & Betty Tharrington
3 months ago

So sorry Gail for your loss. He was one of a kind. He will be missed greatly but never forgotten.

Paula B Jackson
3 months ago

Gail, Don and I send our sincere condolences. Love Paula and Don Jackson