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Leonard Carter

May 1, 1933 — November 30, 2023

Wayne, WV


Leonard Carter, 90, of Wayne, WV went to be with the Lord on Thursday November 30, 2023. 

He was born May 1, 1933 in Big Harts, WV, a son of the late Harmon and Melva Adkins Carter. He was also preceded in death by his first wife Stella Kathrine Tomblin Carter; son, Wendell Moore and Leonard Carter Jr. ;brother, Ralph Carter, sisters, Ethel Watts and Verdella Parsons, Maggie White; daughter in law T. Wanda Carter and great grandchild, Levi Clay; and a daughter-in-law, Rose Carter.

He worked and loved to hunt. He retired from General Motors, Cleveland, OH. He was a member of Elmwood Church and a tenor singer.

He is survived by his wife, Mazie Dalton Carter of Wayne, WV; children, Harold Carter, Jerry Carter, Jinks Carter, Teresa Carter Watson, Loretta (Jason) Lambert, Juanita (Phillip) Nelson; daughters-in-law, Kathy Carter and Melissa Moore; brother, Harmon (Pauline) Carter; sisters, Nancy Browning, Marie Robinson, Carol Blevins,  23 grandchildren, a slew of great-great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be 1:00pm Monday, December 4, 2023 at McGhee-Handley Funeral Home, West Hamlin, WV.  The burial will follow in the Lucas-Adkins Cemetery, Ranger, WV. 
A visitation will be two hours prior to the funeral. 
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