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Mr. Thomas Foster Carter, M.D
Age 83 of Westmoreland, TN
passed away Thursday, November 1st 2012 at his residence.
Funeral services for Dr. Carter will be held on Monday November the 5th at 11:00AM from the Westmoreland United Methodist Church with Bro. George Reed and Bro. Joe Strausbaugh officiating.
Interment will follow in Pleasant Grove Cemetery.
Pallbearers for the service will be: Alex Jones, Ben Carter, Foster Carter, Chris Jones, Ricky Holmes, and George Carter.
Visitation will begin Saturday evening from 4:00PM until 9:00PM at the funeral home, and continue on Sunday from 4:00PM until 9:00PM at the funeral home. Visitation will continue the next morning at the United Methodist Church from 9:00AM until service time at 11:00AM
Dr. Carter was retired from his occupation as a General Practitioner after 42 years of service. He served in the army during the Korean War and continued to serve his community in a number of ways. Dr. Carter was a member of the Westmoreland city council and served as the Vice Mayor. He was also a member of the Tri-County Rural Co-op Board of directors, the First and Peoples Bank Board of Directors, Citizens Bank Board of Directors, Sumner Regional Medical Center Board of Directors. He was the Chief of staff at Sumner Regional Medical Center as well as the Medical Director of the Royal Care Nursing home (What is now Westmoreland Care and Rehab). He was a Director at Farm Bureau Insurance, a member of the local Lions Club, a member of the Westmoreland Chamber of Commerce and served with the Sumner County Board of Education.
Thomas Foster Carter, M.D was a member of United Methodist Church.
Thomas Foster Carter, M.D was preceded in death by his Wife - Mary Ann Cobb Carter, his Father - Thomas Young Carter M.D., Mother - Lillian Foster Carter, Sister - Annie Jo Carter, Brother - William Douglas Carter.
He is survived by his
Son - Mark & wife Stefanie Carter of Gallatin, TN
Son - David & wife Vickie Carter of Westmoreland,
Daughter - Beth & husband Chris Jones of Westmoreland, TN
As well as his loving Grandchildren Lily Carter, Ben Carter, Rachel Carter, Foster Carter, Alex Jones, Audrey Jones, Andrew Jones and Great Grand Daughter Abby Carter.
In lieu of flowers, the family has asked that memorial contributions be made to the Westmoreland United Methodist Church.
Woodard Funeral Home
Monday November 5th, 2012
Westmoreland, TN 37186
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