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Bill

Mack

Carter

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December 3, 2016

Bill Mack Carter, 84, of 300 East Gray Street died Saturday, December 3, 2016, in Lewis Gale-Alleghany Hospital. Mr. Carter was born March 27, 1932, in Alleghany County a son of the late Mustoe and Kathleen Worsham Carter. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a Daughter, Lynn Ellen Smith, a Grandson, Brian Smith, a Brother, Bob E. Carter, a Sister, Sandra Cook and a Brother-in-law, Pat Cook. Bill Mack had retired in 1993 as a Conductor after 40 years with the CSX Railroad. He was a member of the Iron Hill Christian Church. He was an avid lover and player of country music and loved being around family, friends and celebrations. Surviving are his Wife of 65 years, Helen Vass Carter, of Covington; his Son and Daughter-in-law, William David and Shanda Carter, of Covington; two Grandsons, Michael L. Smith of Old Bridge, NJ, and Ryan D. Carter, of Midlothian; 3 great grandchildren; and one Sister, JoAnn Carter, of Covington. The funeral service will be held Wednesday, December 7, 2016, at 2:00 PM in the Chapel of Arritt Funeral Home with the Rev. Lynn Wright officiating. Interment will be made in the Sweet Chalybeate Cemetery. Active pallbearers will be Paul Carter, John B. Carter, Patrick Carter, Rich Carter, James Jennings, Mark Elmore, Gene Smith and Fred Padgett. Honorary pallbearers will be Jesse Carter, Gene Vest, Butch Kemper, Dr. David Crandall, Charlie Workman, Jack Harmon and Irving Watts. The family will receive their friends Tuesday evening from 7:00 until 8:30 PM at Arritt Funeral Home. Service Wednesday, December 7, 2016 02:00 PM Arritt Funeral Home 1102 S. Highland Ave. Covington,Virginia - 24426 Visition Tuesday, December 6, 2016 07:00 PM - 08:30 PM Arritt Funeral Home 1102 S. Highland Ave. Covington,Virginia - 24426
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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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Donna S. Nicely

Apr 20, 2024

Please accept my most sincere sympathy at this difficult time. May God bless you and may his influence live on in the lives he touched along life’s way.

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Mike and April Rose

Apr 20, 2024

Johnny was a good dear friend,who will be missed immensely.Our deepest sympathy to the Nida family.

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Pete and Mary Hutchison, Jr

Apr 19, 2024

Thankful for the many wonderful memories from our motorcycle trips. Prayers for peace and comfort.

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