Funeral services for William Oscar Carter Jr., 79 are scheduled for Tuesday at 2 p.m. in the Craddock Memorial Chapel with Dr. Alton Fannin officiating. Interment will follow in Hillcrest Cemetery. The family will greet friends at the funeral home this evening from 6 to 7:30 p.m.

William O. Carter was born June 20, 1933 in Wilson to William Oscar Carter Sr and Daisy (Ainsworth) Carter. He passed this life on March 9, 2013 in a local hospital. He and Martha Ann Payne were married on Feb 12, 1952 in Ardmore.

He had most recently worked as a Right of Way Agent in the Oil and Gas Industry. He loved being surrounded by family and friends. Loved being outdoors, gardening, a good horse race and a hard days work.

He is survived by three sons, William O. Carter III and his wife Julie of Ardmore, Mark Carter and his wife Debbie of Arlington, Texas, Tracy L. Carter and his wife Evelyn of Gun Barrel City, Texas, Two daughters, Karen Carter of Ardmore and Terri Toups and her husband Walter of Flower Mound, Texas. Grandchildren Tiffany, Brodie, Jordan, Morgan, Lauren and Luke. One great grandchild and three great great grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents, wife, Martha, two sisters, Deiva Herriott and Beatrice Pulsinilli, and a great grandson Lane. Serving as pallbearers will be Bobby Harriott, Brodie Boevers, Gavin Harriott, Sam Osborne, Tommy Campbell and Jake Toups.

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