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Lester Carter

August 10, 1928 - August 13, 2013
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Lester Carter passed away on Tuesday, August 13, 2013, at the age of 85. He was born on August 10, 1928 in Freestone County, Texas to O-Lester and Oila Carter. He proudly served his country in the United States Army. After the service, Lester worked many years as a transport driver for Brown and Root and hauled for many farmers in the Taft area. He enjoyed a good plate of barbeque. What he loved the most was spending time with his grandchildren. Lester will always be remembered as a loving and devoted man. He was preceded in death by his wife, Alvertia Carter; his parents; son, Lester Carter, Jr.; daughter, Sharon Gwartney; sister, Margie Carter; stepchildren, Barbara Jean Wallace and Willie Oniel Bell. Lester leaves to cherish his memory his grandchildren: Rochelle Bell, Joyce Bullard, Lisa Wallace, Shaunta Raveneau, Tyrone Wallace, Royson Wallace, Andy McClendon, Tasha Wallace, Norman Wallace, Debora Wallace and Tricia Wallace; brother, Altus Carter; sister, Mardesteen Williams; stepchildren: Weltis Wallace, Bettie Richardson and Mary Ann Hinderman; special friend, Isafin Davis; five nieces, eight nephews and a host of friends. Visitation will be held on Friday, August 16, 2013, from 3:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. at Colonial Funeral Home Chapel. Funeral Service will be on Saturday, August 17, 2013, at 10:00 a.m. at Rising Star Missionary Baptist Church of Taft. Arrangements are entrusted to Colonial Funeral, Taft. Please join us in celebrating Lester’s life...
Lester Carter passed away on Tuesday, August 13, 2013, at the age of 85. He was born on August 10, 1928 in Freestone County, Texas to O-Lester and Oila Carter. He proudly served his country in the United States Army. After the service, Lester worked many years as a transport driver for Brown and Root and hauled for many farmers in the Taft area. He enjoyed a good plate of barbeque. What he loved the most was spending time with his grandchildren. Lester will always be remembered as a loving and devoted man.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Alvertia Carter; his parents; son, Lester Carter, Jr.; daughter, Sharon Gwartney; sister, Margie Carter; stepchildren, Barbara Jean Wallace and Willie Oniel Bell.

Lester leaves to cherish his memory his grandchildren: Rochelle Bell, Joyce Bullard, Lisa Wallace, Shaunta Raveneau, Tyrone Wallace, Royson Wallace, Andy McClendon, Tasha Wallace, Norman Wallace, Debora Wallace and Tricia Wallace; brother, Altus Carter; sister, Mardesteen Williams; stepchildren: Weltis Wallace, Bettie Richardson and Mary Ann Hinderman; special friend, Isafin Davis; five nieces, eight nephews and a host of friends.

Visitation will be held on Friday, August 16, 2013, from 3:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. at Colonial Funeral Home Chapel. Funeral Service will be on Saturday, August 17, 2013, at 10:00 a.m. at Rising Star Missionary Baptist Church of Taft.

Arrangements are entrusted to Colonial Funeral, Taft.

Please join us in celebrating Lester’s life by visiting our Memorial at colonialfuneralhometaft.com.

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