Donald Edward Carter, Sr.

Donald Edward Carter, Sr.

Visitation Location: Roush Funeral Home

Visitation Hours: Thursday, February 27 (4P)

Donald Edward Carter, Sr., 70, of Ravenswood, WV, passed away on February 25, 2020, at his home.

He was born on March 10, 1949, in Welch, WV, son of the late Robert Leonard and Lula Stumbo Carter.

He was raised in Havaco, WV, and moved to Jackson County in 1984. He was a very proud husband, father and grandfather. He loved his rose bushes. He was the biggest John Wayne fan ever.

He is survived by his wife of 45 years, Debbie Carter; children, Lisa Ratliff (David) of Linwood, NC, Donna Hunt (Brett) of Tucson, AZ, Tina White and Ginger Lail, both of Bluefield, WV; and adopted children, Levi and Lexi; 11 grandchildren, David, Tony, Scottie, DeeDee, Julie, Brett, Lexi, Bobby, Levi, Jerry, Donald, and Miranda; and several great grandchildren.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a son, Donnie, Jr.; sister, Sue Sutphin; brother, Kenny Carter; and grandson, Tony.

At Donnie’s request, there will be no public services. A private family viewing will be held at 4:00 pm on Thursday, February 27, 2020, at Roush Funeral Home in Ravenswood.

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