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Johnie

Harold

Carter

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March 24, 2018

Johnie Harold Carter, 90, of 4212 Dunlap Creek Rd, died, Saturday March 24, 2018 at his residence. He was born August 3, 1927 in Boomer, WV, the son of the late Simon and Mina Martin Carter. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by a Brother Jack Carter Mr. Carter served in the United States Army during the Korean War. He retired from Alleghany County School System after working as a Custodian at Callaghan Elementary School. He was member of Palestine Presbyterian Church, a charter member of Dunlap Fire Department and Rescue, a member of the former Crows Ruritan Club, as well as a member of the Moonshine Express Band, he was caller for Square Dancing and enjoyed Polka Dancing. Johnie was avid farmer and gardening and loved his family. Surviving are his wife of 42 years Mary K. Carter, two daughters Lois Hayslett and her husband John of Covington, Kathy Scruggs and her husband Keith of White Sulphur Springs, WV and a son Andy Carter and his wife Kim of Covington, six grandchildren Jeremy Carey of Lyndhurst, Erin Carter of Covington, Tonya Fowler of Hillsdale, WV, Taylor Carter and his wife Taylor, Zac Carter, and Seth Carter all of Covington, two great grandchildren Amelia Fowler of Hillsdale, WV and Reagan Carter of Covington,a number of nieces and nephews and a special friends Bobby Hepler and wife Bonnie. The funeral service will be Wednesday March 28, 2018 at 2:00 PM in the Chapel of Arritt Funeral Home with the Rev. Bill Gilliland officiating. Interment will be made in the Carter Family Cemetery with graveside rites being conducted by the Curtis A. Smith Post 1033, Veterans of Foreign Wars. The family will receive their friends Tuesday evening from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM at Arritt Funeral Home. Memorial contributions may be made in Mr. Carter's name to the Dunlap Fire Department and Rescue at 4115 Midland Trail. Covington, VA 24426. Service Wednesday, March 28, 2018 02:00 PM Arritt Funeral Home Chapel 1102 S. Highland Ave. Covington,Virginia - 24426 Visition Tuesday, March 27, 2018 06:00 PM - 08:00 PM Arritt Funeral Home 1102 S. Highland Ave. Covington,Virginia - 24426
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Juanita /Kenny Helton

Apr 23, 2024

The family of Betty ,we will miss her so much ,I will never forget her Praising the Lord ,always dancing in the presence of the Lord ,always had a heart of gold for the people ❤️, she is now in the arms of the Lord ,

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Laura Harris Waddy

Apr 23, 2024

Betty was my classmate from grade 6 at Watson to Graduation from CHS, c/o 1971. She was very quiet, yet very friendly.
I saw her several times, after her return to Covington, usually at church. She was very spiritual and loved worship and praise.
My condolences 🙏🏽 and prayers to her entire Family.

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J.R. & Mary Persinger

Apr 23, 2024

Sorry for your loss. May Joe rest in a peaceful heaven. Prayers for the family.

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Debbie Shuart

Apr 22, 2024

Kathy, So sorry to hear of Robert’s passing. He’ll be remembered as the kind face and always a kind word sitting in front of us at Church. Prayers 🙏

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Mr. and Mrs Terry Rock

Apr 21, 2024

Shirley and family - We were so sorry to hear of your loss. Johnny was a fine man and he will be missed. Please know that you will be in our thoughts and prayers, with our sincerest sympathy.

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Thomas and Barbara Tucker

Apr 21, 2024

Robert was one of the greatest person I've ever met a Christian friend. And man always loved to see you happy go lucky. Never a bad word to say about anybody. Are lives are richer for knowing him .

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Debbie Tingler Smith

Apr 21, 2024

Shirley and Family
So sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you. Johnny was such a kind sweet person. His smile would brighten anyone's day. God Bless All of You.

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Michele and Joshua

Apr 21, 2024

Shirley and family. Sorry for your loss.

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Sandy Lemons

Apr 21, 2024

Shirley, John and Lorrie my thoughts and prayers. Some of our best times in Covington were at your house. Johnny and Bo are up there healthy and pain free. My love and prayers are with you all.

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Donnette Miles

Apr 20, 2024

May you rest in paradise.

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Jack & Nadine Wykle

Apr 20, 2024

Cathy we are both so sorry for your loss. May you find hope and peace in the precious memories of yesterday.

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Roscoe R. Humphries

Apr 20, 2024

Jonny was such a wonderful man who loved his family, enjoyed his motorcycle rides with friends and attending car shows. Prayers to you Shirley and family.

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