Byron F. Carter passed away peacefully on March 18, 2021, at Spring Hill, FL surrounded by his loving family. Born on January 14, 1937 in Circleville, OH to Thomas F. Carter and Rinda M. Anderson, both deceased. He is survived by his wife of 56 years, Ethel M. Carter; daughters Lisa M. Ragland (Dan) of Jackson, OH and grandchildren John, Daniel, and Samantha Ragland. Daughter Chari Carter, preceded in death, one son Tyler Billups of Virginia. Also survived by one brother, Thomas M. Carter, Phoenix, AZ: and many nieces, cousins and friends. He served his country in the US Army as a machine gunner and later became a member of the Army Field Band located in Hawaii. He left the service and was hired at the DuPont Plant in Circleville. He retired in 1998 with over 35 years of service. After moving from Ohio and Maryland to Spring Hill, FL in the early 1998, he enjoyed spending time in FL and his OH home. He was an active member in the Circleville Pumpkin Show and Adelphi Bands in OH and the Timber Pines Big Band in FL. His love of music was shared and enjoyed by all that knew him. He was a member of Heber Lodge No. 501 for over 50 years. He was an active member of Crossroad Church, Circleville, OH; and Brooksville Wesyln Church, Brooksville, FL. His love of God was shared by all who came in contact with him. The remains were cremated and burial will be conducted by Wellman Funeral Home. A graveside service will be held at Brown’s Chapel Cemetery on April 30th at 11:00 a.m. with Dr. David Lattimer officiating. A memorial service will be held at Crossroads Church, 5679 Tarlton Pike on May 1, 2021 with visitation starting at 10:00 a.m. and memorial service beginning at 11. Memorial contributions may be made to Crossroads Church. COVID 19 restrictions will apply. Online condolences can be made to www.wellmanfuneralhomes.com.
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