Born: Tuesday Sep 29, 1936

Died: Sunday Oct 27, 2019


Frank Leon Carter

September 29, 1936 - October 27, 2019

Frank Leon Carter age 83 of  208 Roberts Road, Eden, NC passed away on Sunday morning October 27, 2019 at Hospice Home of Rockingham County.

A memorial service will be held 1 pm on Wednesday at Fair Funeral Home Chapel with visitation to be held one hour prior to the service from 12 pm till 1 pm.. The family will meet at other times at the home.

Mr. Carter was born September 29, 1936 in Spray, NC to the late Hardy and Ollie Cooper Carter. Mr. Carter served in the U.S. Army  from 1959- 1962 and served in Korea.  He was retired from The Candy Professionals of Eden. Leon was a member of Osborne Baptist Church and a member since 1965. He was a former Deacon, Treasurer and Sunday School Teacher and served in various committees of the church over the years.

He is survived by his wife of 61 years, Betty Keener Carter; his daughter, Kelli Knapp and husband Robin; sons, Scott Carter, Derek and wife Michelle Carter; granddaughters, Maegan Glynn and husband John , Michaela Glynn of Jacksonville, NC; great grandson, Kylan; niece, Sandra Duncan; great niece, Koury Gibson.

In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his sisters, Vermalle Belton and Thalia Watson; brothers, Garland and James Carter.

The family wishes to thank the staff of Hospice for the fantastic care of Leon and the entire family during this time.  

In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Rockingham County, PO Box 281, Wentworth, NC 27375



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Leon was a man of integrity a great husband, father, and grandfather. He loved Betty and his family. Nobody could tell a story like Leon. He never complained. If you ask him how he was his answer was always "great ". He will truly be missed. I miss him already.
Carol Beasley

So sorry for your loss at this time! May God comfort your family during these dark days and change them into brightness, knowing he is walking the streets of gold.
Tommy Griffin

Praying for all of the family during this difficult time.GOD bless you all.
Martha Gwynn

Betty, I am so sorry to hear the passing of Leon. I knew you both from Osborne. Praying for you and your family. He was such a good Christian man. He will truly be missed.
Sherri Battaille

Dear Betty, I am so sorry to hear about Leon. I knew you both when I went to Osborne. We will be praying for all of you. Love, Cheryl and Kent Mann
Cheryl Smith Mann

We are so sorry for your loss! May God grant you peace and comfort in the coming days. -The Vanderpools
Sandra

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