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James Thomas Carter

June 10, 1924 ~ February 17, 2020 (age 95)


GEORGE WEST – James Thomas Carter, 95, of Bee County, died on Feb. 17, 2020. He was born on June 10, 1924 in Corbin, Kentucky to the late Fred Onzo and Virginia (Prewitt) Carter. He married Dorothy Jean Van Dyke, in 1946, in Greenville, Texas. He had retired from civil service after 30 years and was a veteran of the U.S. Navy.

            He was preceded in death by his wife, Dorothy Jean Carter; one daughter, Patricia Ann Mancilla; a sister, Marilyn Sandlin and two brothers, Austin and J.W. Carter.

            He is survived by one daughter, Sandra Shaw of George West; one son, Michael Thomas (Mary Elaine) Carter of Corpus Christi; five grandchildren, six great grandchildren and 4 great great grandchildren.

            Visitation will be held from 5-7 pm on Wednesday, Feb. 19, at Oak Park Memorial Funeral Chapel. A chapel service will be held at 2 pm on Thursday, Feb. 20, with Shane T. Moreman officiating. Interment with full military honors will be held at Glenwood Cemetery.

            Serving as pallbearers are Sammy Moreman, Jimmy Moreman, Devin Saenz, Hunter Austin, Marshall “Trey” Aelvoet and Robert Martin.




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February 19, 2020

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Oak Park Memorial Chapel

February 20, 2020

2:30 PM
Glenwood Cemetery, Beeville, Texas

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