Jesse J. Carter

December 9, 1964 ~ January 16, 2020 (age 55)


Jesse Carter, age 73, of Boaz, KY passed away on Thursday, January 16, 2020 at Mercy Health-Lourdes Hospital.

Mr. Carter was born in Big Springs, Texas on December 9, 1946 to the late Clay and Thelma Carter. He was a graduate of Symsonia High School and Murray State University, where he majored in Engineering Physics, and was a veteran of the United States Army. After serving, Jesse moved back home to become the third-generation family owner/operator of Carter Concrete Products.

Jesse was very family oriented in his time away from his business and was an active, involved and devoted father. He also had a love for all animals. He will be remembered as a generous, kind, and gentle soul.

Jesse is survived by his wife, Linda Heathcott Carter; his stepmother, Fran Carter of Paducah; his daughter, Tracy Gowen and husband, Greg Gowen, and son, Carter Gowen, all of Oxford, MS; and his son, Bruce Carter and wife, Kristen Carter, of Paducah;

He was preceded in death by his parents and one brother, Curtis Carter.

Visitation will be held from 3:00 pm until 6:00 pm on Sunday, January 19, 2020 at the Lone Oak Chapel of Milner & Orr Funeral Homes.

A private family service will be held at a later date.

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January 19, 2020

3:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Milner Orr Funeral Home of Lone Oak
3745 Old US Hwy 45 South
Paducah, KY 42003

Private Service

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