James Vernon Carter
Funeral services for Mr. James Vernon Carter of Downsville, LA will be 10:00am Friday, June 15, 2018 in the chapel of Griffin Funeral Home 911 Warren Dr. West Monroe with Rev. Larry Walters officiating. Interment will follow at Indian Village Cemetery in Calhoun under the direction of Griffin Funeral Home. Visitation will be from 5:00pm until 8:00pm Thursday, June 14, 2018 at the funeral home.
James Vernon Carter, 87, passed away in his sleep at home on Tuesday, June 12, 2018. He was born September 4, 1930 to E.R. Carter and Leola Gibson Carter Rawls in Downsville, Louisiana.
On December 10, 1952 he married Ruby Dell Thompson in Great Falls, Montana. Vernon served in the Air Force and spent much of his life as a carpenter. He enjoyed reading, traveling, and hunting arrowheads. He was also fond of puzzles and playing Rook with his family and friends.
His wife, Ruby Carter; brother, Caleb Carter, and son-in-law, Thomas Linder preceded him in death.
Survivors include his children, Connie Linder of Downsville, and Daren Carter and wife Carolyn of Calhoun; his five grandchildren, Jessica Canales, Laura Webb, Dustin Henson, Heather Welch, and Haley McCullin; and seven great-grandchildren, Nicholas and Riley Canales, Cameron Henson, Addilyn and Keaton Welch, and Sya and Liam McCullin; as well as nieces, nephews, other relatives, and many friends.
Pallbearers for ceremony will be Nicholas Canales, Logan Welch, Justin Webb, Trey McCullin, Paul Thompson, and Dusty Smalling.
Online guestbook: www.griffinfuneralhome.net
Griffin Funeral Home
West Monroe, LA