Charles Holland Carter

Born: Mon., Jan. 10, 1949
Died: Thu., May 9, 2019


3:00 PM to 5:00 PM, Mon., May 13, 2019
Location: Hart Funeral Home

Funeral Service

5:00 PM Mon., May 13, 2019
Location: Hart Funeral Home Chapel

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Mr. Charles Holland Carter, age 70, of Millwood, passed away Thursday evening (5/9/19) at Memorial Hospital in Jacksonville, Florida following an extended illness.

Born January 10, 1949 in Quitman, GA, he was a son of the late Perry Holland and Mildred Lucille Lovett Carter.  He grew up in Quitman and Waycross and was a graduate of Waycross High School.  He was a former law enforcement officer with the Brunswick Police Department and had also served as the Police Chief for the Lenox Police Department in Lenox, Georgia.   He retired as a prison guard with Ware State Prison.  He was a member of the Blackshear Masonic Lodge #270 and was of the Baptist faith.

His pride and joy was his family, especially his grandchildren, who he thoroughly enjoyed following with their wrestling and sports.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by 2 daughters, Teresa Carter and Amanda Carter Hanson.

Survivors include his wife of 44 years, Pat Gilkes Carter of Millwood; 2 sons, Doug Moss of Millwood and Michael Carter (wife Jaime) of Blackshear; 4 grandchildren, Savannah Gullett (husband John) of South Carolina, and Austin Moss (wife Aleya), Todd Carter, and Ceb Carter, all of Blackshear; 2 great grandchildren, Willow Gullett of South Carolina and Ansley Moss of Blackshear; his brother, Donald Carter (wife Dale) of Brantley County; a nephew, Brandon Carter (wife Karla) of Brantley County; 2 nieces, Kim Morgan (husband Craig) and April Carter, both of Brantley County; and several other relatives.

A funeral service will take place Monday evening (5/13/19) at 5 p.m. in the chapel of Hart Funeral Home with Dr. Bill Young officiating.  Burial will follow in the Shady Grove Cemetery.

The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Monday two hours prior to the service from 3-5 p.m.

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