DAVID B. “DAVEY” CARTER, JR.

David B. “Davey” Carter, Jr., 75, of Baxley died Sunday, May 30, 2021 at Appling Healthcare System.

Mr. Carter was born April 27, 1946 in Baxley to the late David Benjamin Carter, Sr. and the late Golda Caroline White Carter.  He was retired from TFW at Fort Stewart. Mr. Carter was a member of Riverside Baptist Church and a farmer, an avid fox hunter, and fisherman. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his son, Scottie Carter, and a great grandson, Andrew Nobilio.

Survivors include his wife of 56 years, Mary Sue Craven Carter; sons and daughters-in-law, Russ and Shelli Carter and Stacey and Tasha Carter; special aunt, Grace Craven; sisters, Wanda Norwood and Georgia Carter; nine grandchildren and nine great grandchildren.

Funeral services were held Wednesday, June 2, 2021 at 11:00 a.m. at Riverside Baptist Church with the Rev. Justin McLellan, Rev. Jim Snell, Rev. Justin Gordon, and Rev. Rick Brown officiating.

Interment followed in Omega Cemetery.

Active pallbearers were Russ Carter, Stacey Carter, Nicolas Carter, Grayson Carter, Jake McMillian, Vern Norwood, Kevin Carter, and Bernie Hann.

Honorary pallbearers were Hollis Yawn, Jerry Fuller, Gary DeLoach, Bobby Parker, Terry Moody, Harry Moody, Bub Moody, Ricky & Amy Carter, Ruby Carter, Jr., Rodney Carter, Russell & JoAnn Beecher, Roger Jones, Bob Oglesby, Rev. Kenny Hutcheson, Mickey Morris, Bill Crosby, Wayne (Jabbo) Hobby, Jimmy Swain, Larry Parlor, and Jeffery Griffin.

Musical selections were rendered by Samantha Carter, Reagan Carter & Vic Brantley.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Gideons International (P.O. Box 403 Baxley, GA 31515).

Funeral arrangements were under the direction of Swain Funeral Home.