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Jerry Thomas Carter

August 2, 1935 — July 10, 2022

Jerry Thomas Carter

Mr. Jerry Thomas “Bubba” Carter of South Boston, VA passed away Sunday, July 10, 2022 at Sentara Halifax Regional Hospital. He was born August 2, 1935 in Halifax County, VA and was 86 years old. He was the son of the late Gilbert Thomas Carter and the late Edna Hall Carter and was married to Gail McCrary Carter, who survives. He was a member of the Gravel Hill Baptist Church, a United States Air Force veteran and he retired from Virginia Power where he was the director of customer service. Jerry loved fishing, golfing and piddling in his man cave at home. Mr. Jerry Thomas Carter is survived by: His Wife Gail McCrary Carter of South Boston One Son Thomas Lyman Carter (Ronita) of Chesapeake, VA Two Grandchildren Danielle Nicole Francisco (Nathan) of Cleveland, TN Dylan Carter of Chesapeake, VA Two Great Grandchildren Jonas Gray Francisco and Ryder James Francisco. Siblings William Lee “Bill” Carter (Rebecca) of Bullock, NC Leo Booker Carter (Margie) of Church Road, VA Barbara Jean Helms of Rolesville, NC Cindy Ann Langford (Raymond) of Clarksville, VA A memorial service with Military Rites will be Thursday, July 14, 2022 at 2:00 P.M. at Powell Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Joey Tucker officiating. The family will receive friends immediately following the service. For memorials, please consider Lake County SPCA, 11764 US-15, Clarksville, VA 23927. Online condolences may be directed to www.powellfuneralinc.com. Arrangements are by: Powell Funeral Home, 1603 Wilborn Ave., South Boston, VA 24592.
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