Alex Dave “A.D.” Carter Sr.
Dec. 5, 1920 – July 17, 2019
WOODVILLE— Services for Alex Dave “A.D.” Carter Sr., 98, of Baton Rouge, who died Wednesday, July 17, 2019, at his residence, will be 4 p.m. Monday at Corinth Church of Christ in Woodville.
Burial will follow at Carter Cemetery in Woodville under the direction of Rabenhorst Funeral Home in Baton Rouge.
Visitation will be from 3 p.m. until service time Monday at the church in Woodville.
A service will be held in Baton Rouge, prior to the Woodville service, at 11 a.m. at South Baton Rouge Church of Christ on Jefferson Highway.
Visitation will be from 9 a.m. until service time Monday at the church.
Mr. Carter was born Dec. 5, 1920, in Wilkinson County, the son of Jimmie Sessions Carter Sr. and Orilla Leake Carter.
He was a member and former elder of Church of Christ of Baton Rouge, a member of IBEW Local Union 995 for 70 years and was proud to serve his country in the U.S. Navy during World War II. His military interview is archived in the World War II Museum of New Orleans. He was an avid Louisiana State University fan and was honored as a veteran of the LSU Military Appreciation Day. Some of his greatest joys were fishing, gardening and spending time with his family.
Mr. Carter was preceded in death his parents; three sisters, Mary Mathews, Mattie Reed and baby sister, Lydia Carter; and one brother, Charlie Danny Carter, all of Mississippi.
Survivors include his wife of 72 years, Doris Hazlip Carter; one son, Dave Carter and wife, Cynthia, of Woodville; one daughter, Janet Curtis and husband, Randy, of Baton Rouge; three granddaughters, Amie Mendes and husband, Andres, and Hannah Curtis, all of New Orleans, and Adriene Ashley and husband, Steve, of Woodville; four great-granddaughters, Savana Ashley, Ada Ashley, Millie Ashley, all of Woodville, and Catherine Mendes of New Orleans; five siblings, Jimmie Carter and wife, Pauline, of Baton Rouge, Elbertine Wesberry of Woodville, Lea Butler and husband, Glen, of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, Bea Weeks and husband, Charles, of Romance, Arkansas, and Malva Weaver and husband, Shannon, of Pensacola, Florida; and a number of nieces and nephews.
Memorial contributions may be made to Camp Smiling Acres c/o South Baton Rouge Church of Christ.