Graveside service for Robert Carter, age 86 of Cumby, TX will be held at 10:00A.M. on Saturday, August 28, 2021 at Rosemond cemetery with Rev James Hall officiating. There will be no formal visitation. Mr. Carter passed away on August 24, 2021 at his residence.
Robert was born on June 25, 1935 in Lone Oak, TX to Jessie Lee and Vergie L (Britt) Carter. He married Glenna Margaret Walls in 1975 in Sulphur Springs, TX . Robert worked as a mechanic, tree trimmer, milk hauler and owned a bait shop. He played catcher for the Sulphur Springs Eagles Semi Pro Baseball team and went on to be manager for the team for several years.
He is survived by his sons, Steve Carter and wife, Lavita, Johnny Carter and wife, Kathy, Billy Carter and wife, Janna, Chuck Cawthron and wife, Kathy and Buddy Carter and wife, Leah; daughters, Cheree Walker and husband, Cecil, Mitzi Alderman and husband, Randy, Debra Suzanne Whittington and Sheila Aaron and husband, Bruce; eighteen grandchildren; twenty-seven great grandchildren; two great-great grandchildren and brother, Herman Carter.
Robert was preceded in death by his parents, Jessie and Vergie Carter; wife, Glenna; sisters, Dorothy Shelton and Ruth Mitchell; brother Lee Carter.
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