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Rev. Willie Lee Carter, Sr.

May 8, 1932 August 31, 2019
Rev. Willie Lee Carter, Sr.
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Obituary for Rev. Willie Lee Carter, Sr.

Rev. Willie Lee Carter, Sr., 87, of Chase City, VA entered eternal rest on Saturday, August 31, 2019 at Sentara Halifax Regional Hospital, South Boston, VA.

Rev. Carter was born in Skipwith, VA on May 8, 1932 to the late Timothy and Edna Robertson Carter. He attended Mecklenburg County Public Schools and furthered his education in carpentry. At the age of 10, Rev. Carter joined Rocky Mount Baptist Church in Skipwith where he remained a faithful member. He served in many capacities in the church, including Adult Sunday School Teacher, Building Fund Treasurer, Deacon, and as Pastor. In addition to Rocky Mount, Rev. Carter pastored New Light Baptist Church in Skipwith, First Baptist Church of Lacrosse, and Shiloh Baptist Church in Boydton.

Rev. Carter was a licensed contractor, and owner and operator of W & W Construction. He retired from the U. S. Postal Service, and was a U. S. Army veteran having served for 22 years. Rev. Carter enjoyed sports and took pride in managing the Fairview Mets. He was a Mason, and an active member of Bikers On The Move For Jesus. In his spare time, he enjoyed riding his Harley Davidson and gardening.

In addition to his parents, Rev. Carter was preceded in death by four brothers, James, Robert, Tim and Richard, and three sisters, Rosa Smith, Corrine Salley, and Mae Carter-Coles.

Cherishing his memories are his wife of 52 years, Lucy Brown-Carter of Chase City, VA; a daughter, Wilnette Carter of Glen Allen, VA; a son, Willie L. Carter, Jr. of Chase City, VA; five adopted children, Dr. Vanessa Patillo Bumpass and Bryant Bumpass both of La Crosse, VA, and Alphonso, Nicole and Makayla Young all of Alberta, VA; god-daughter, Kourtney Logan of Boydton, VA; sister, Geneva Carter-Wilson of Chase City, VA; devoted niece who was like a sister, Virginia (Ardell) Powell of Chase City, VA, three sisters-in-law, one brother-in-law, and a vast number of other loving relatives and caring friends.

Funeral services for Rev. Willie Lee Carter, Sr. will be conducted 1:00 P.M. Saturday, September 7, 2019 at Rocky Mount Baptist Church, Skipwith, VA with Rev. Dennis King, eulogist and Rev. Cornelius A. Ogburn, presiding. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. Public viewing for family and friends will be held on Friday from 10:00 A.M. until 6:00 P.M.

Arrangements are by Giles-Harris Funeral Home and Cremation Service, Chase City.


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Public Viewing

Friday

6

Sep

10:00 AM 9/6/2019 10:00:00 AM - 6:00 PM 9/6/2019 6:00:00 PM
Giles-Harris Funeral Home

1304 N. Main St.
Chase City, VA 23924

Giles-Harris Funeral Home
1304 N. Main St. Chase City 23924 VA
United States

Funeral Service

Saturday

7

Sep

1:00 PM 9/7/2019 1:00:00 PM
Rocky Mount Baptist Church

2671 Rocky Mount Road
Skipwith, VA 23968

Rocky Mount Baptist Church
2671 Rocky Mount Road Skipwith 23968 VA
United States

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Rocky Mount Baptist Church Cemetery Final Resting Place

2671 Rocky Mount Road
Skipwith, VA 23968

2671 Rocky Mount Road Skipwith 23968 VA
United States
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