February 21, 1947 - January 8, 2019
Dennis Linwood Carter, 71, of Taylors, SC, went to be with the Lord on January 8, 2019.
Preceding him in death are his father, Hugh Carter, mother, Alma Crismond Powers, a brother, Donald “Tootie” Carter and a sister, Sharon Brooks. Dennis is survived by his wife of 49 years, Brenda Smith “P-nut” Carter, two sons, Brian Carter of Baltimore, MD, Brett Carter of Taylors, SC, two grandsons, Chandler Carter of Anderson, SC, Isaac Carter of Easley, SC, a sister, Susan Woolf of Taylors, SC, several loving aunts and cousins.
Born in Milford, VA, Dennis was a graduate of the 1965 Class of Caroline High School, Bowling Green, VA. He was very athletic in football, baseball, and slow pitch softball throughout his life and kept playing until he could not do so physically. He loved music and was a talented drummer who started a local band in high school and later learned to play the guitar. Dennis was an avid hunter and fisherman with his brother and uncles whom he loved beyond measure and loved the golf outings with his brother and friends over the years. Dennis was an accomplished poet, having two series copy writed. Because of his deep love of country, he faithfully served in the U.S. Airforce after graduating, touring in Guam and Thailand loading the planes that flew over Vietnam. He was a member of The Grand Lodge of Ancient Free Masons of South Carolina, Bailey Lodge #146 A.F.M. and served as Worshipful Master in 1992. He was a retiree from Mitsubishi LLC in Greer, SC.
In lieu of flowers please donate in his name to his church, Grace Christian Church, P.O. Box 190, Taylors, SC 29687 or www.graceCchurch.com.
A South Carolina memorial service will be held Saturday, January 19th at 11am to be held at Grace Christian Church, 121 Prescott St., Greenville, SC 29607. Pastor Wyatt Brown officiating.
A Virginia memorial service will be held Saturday, January 26th at 11am to be held at Storke Funeral Home, 111 S. Main St., Bowling Green, VA 22427. Interment will be in Greenlawn Cemetery, Bowling Green, VA. Pastor Wyatt Brown officiating.