Rick Carter

Rick Carter

Rick Carter, 65, of Anna, died Sunday, Nov. 7, 2021, at his home. 

He was born on Nov. 5, 1956, in Anna, the son of Crawford “Red” and Myrna Brazill Carter. 

He married Debra Layman on Jan. 3, 1981, at the First Christian Church in Anna.

Mr. Carter is survived by his wife, Debra Carter of Anna; two sons, Ryan (Torie) Carter and Cole (Taylor) Carter; two grandchildren, Hudson and Brenna Carter; a sister, Sandy (Gary) Thompson of Columbia; three brothers, Clay (Cheryl) Carter of Lakeland, Fla., Jamie (Missy) Carter and Kelly Carter, all of Anna; other relatives and many friends. He was preceded in death by his parents. 

He was a graduate of Anna-Jonesboro class of 1976. He worked many years as a truck driver until his retirement. He was a member of the Teamsters Local 347. 

He loved his grandchildren and enjoyed watching Hudson play soccer and affectionately called Brenna “Hummingbird.” 

Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. Friday, Nov. 12, at Rendleman & Hileman Funeral Home in Anna, with Pastor Matt Hartline officiating. Interment will be in the Anna Cemetery. 

Friends can call after 11 a.m. and until the service hour at 1 p.m. Friday, Nov. 12, at the funeral home. 

Memorials can be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. Envelopes will be available at the funeral home. 

To view the obituary and to leave online condolences for the family, visit www.rendlemanhilemanfh.com. 

Rendleman & Hileman Funeral Home in Anna is in charge of arrangements.

The Gazette-Democrat

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