Services for Willie Frank Carter of Dallas, Texas were held Friday, May 22 at Golden Gate Funeral Home, Dallas.
Mr. Carter died Friday, May 15, 2020.
Willie was born Oct. 1, 1953 in Indianola to Will and Lucille Carter. He attended Gentry High School and received an associate degree from Jarvis Christian College. He served in the U.S. Army as a Sergeant for 20 years, retiring honorably. Willie later retired from the Dallas County Sheriff’s Department as a supervisor at the Lew Sterrett Justice Center. He enjoyed fishing and spending time with other seniors. He was a very loving, kind, generous and friendly man who never met a stranger. He was always willing to help those in need.
Willie was preceded in death by: his parents; his son, Craig Carter; and brother, Willie T. Carter.
Left to cherish his memory are: his beautiful wife, Pamela Carter; four daughters, Mercedes Carter of Hinesville, Ga., Shannon Sadler of Lawton, Okla., and LaBrittany Brinkley and Shenika Harris, both of Dallas; two sons, Michael Carter of Lawton, Okla. and Steven Scott of Dallas; four sisters, Rosie Bryant of Junction City, Kans., Pepper (Manuel) Grimes of Victorville, Calif., Freda Westbrook of Chicago and Bertha Brown of Indianola; three brothers, Ernie (Vergie) Carter of Victorville, Calif., James Carter of Chicago and Ernest (Mary) Carter of Denver, Colo.; 19 grandchildren; 2 great-grandchildren; a very special cousin, Idelia Sutton of Greenville; a special friend, Maggie of Dallas; and a host of nieces, nephews, other loved ones and friends.