Born Thursday, June 19, 1958
Died Monday, June 24, 2019
On June 19, 1958 in Muskogee, OK Willie and Hazel Carter gave birth to a baby boy. They named him Bobbie Ray Carter. He was the youngest of 6 children. Bobbie grew up in Reeves Addition and attended Muskogee Public Schools where he was a part of Muskogee High School Class of 1976. Bobbie was employed for King Tire for many years and also for Oklahoma School for the Blind until his health started to fail. He was loved dearly by his coworkers and definitely by his boys.
On November 29, 1986, Bobbie married the love of his life, Diana Williams where they welcomed the union of 3 children. Bobbie loved his family but mostly he loved the Lord. His commitment to Christ was evidence through his caring and his love for his church New Jerusalem Baptist Church where he became an ordained Minister on October 12, 1997 under the late Pastor Ralph E. Boyattia.
On June 24, 2019 at 2:45 a.m. the Lord said well done my good and faithful servant.
Bobbie is preceded in death by his parents, Willie and Hazel Carter, one brother, Willie Jr., and 2 sisters, Helen and Patricia Carter along with other family members.
He leaves to cherish his fond memories his wife of 32 years, Diana Carter; four children, Ashley and Kennedy Carter of Muskogee, OK, Kendall Williams of Muskogee, OK and Patricia Carter of Dallas, TX; two brothers, Clarence Carter of Muskogee, OK, Frankie (Tammy) Carter of Porter, OK; one sister, Willie (Travorse) Pritchett; three grandchildren, Lekell and Patrick Mills of Dallas, TX and Layla Parker of Muskogee, OK; special Niece Kelly Davidson Normore, special friends, Steve White, Minister Tommy and Deloris McNac, members and friends.
A Home Going celebration will be conducted, Saturday, June 29th at 10 a.m. in the Rayfield Baptist Church, 601 Indianapolis St. Muskogee, OK with Rev. Perline Boyattia, eulogizing. Interment will be in Booker T. Washington cemetery.
Visitation, Friday, 1:00 P.M. until 6 P.M. in Precious Memories Chapel at House of Winn Funeral Home-Muskogee.
The family has been cared for, by House of Winn Funeral Homes.