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Ballard "Bob"

Carter III


December 21, 2017

Edwin Ballard "Bob" Carter, III, 72, of 1607 Gravel Ridge Rd., died Thursday, December 21, 2017, at his residence. He was born October 2, 1945, in Alleghany County, a son of the late Edwin B. Carter, Jr. and Opal Dove Perry Carter. Bob served his country during the Vietnam War with the United States Army. He retired in 2000 from nTelos Communications after 32 years of service and he was a member of the First Christian Church. Surviving are his two sons, E.B. Carter IV and Lori Huffman and Joey and Debbie Carter, all of Covington; his daughter and son-law, Teresa and Jeff McCoy, of Lexington; three grandchildren, Jaden McCoy; Kalyn O'Conner and her husband, J.B. O'Conner, and Christian Carter; two sisters, Susie Ayo and Nancy Winebriner and her husband, Wallace, all of Covington; several nieces and nephews and "Bella", his black and tan Beagle dog. The funeral service will be held Saturday, December 23, 2017, at 1:00 PM in the Arritt Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Bill Gilliland officiating. Interment will be follow in the Carter Family Cemetery with graveside rites conducted by Curtis A. Smith Post #1033, Veterans of Foreign Wars. Pallbearers will be Jessie Carter, Rich Carter, Christian Carter, Paul Carter, John B. Carter, Robbie Hepler, Erskine Graves and Richie Surber. The family with receive their friends Saturday, December 23, 2017, from 11:30 AM to service time at the Arritt Funeral Home. The family suggests that donations in Mr. Carter's name be made to the First Christian Church; 231 E. Fudge Street; Covington, VA 24426 or the Wounded Warrior Project; P.O. Box 758517 Topeka, Kansas 66675-8517 Visitation Information Date: Saturday, December 23, 2017 Time: 12/22/17 11:30 am - 12/22/17 01:00 pm Arritt Funeral Home Service Information Date: Saturday, December 23, 2017 Time: 12/22/17 01:00 pm Arritt Funeral Home Chapel Cemetery Information Date: Saturday, December 23, 2017 Carter Family Cemetery
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