Mark James Carter, age 69 of Hayesville, NC passed away at his home peacefully early Saturday morning on January 28,2023 surrounded by the love of his family.
Mark is survived by his wife of 52 years, Mrs. Wanda Jean Waldroup Carter and two sons, Mark Anthony Carter (Jennifer) and Derek Carter. He has two grandsons, Davis Mark Carter (Erin) and Drake Carter; and one granddaughter Jenna Carter. Also surviving are his brothers, Glenn "Pee Wee" Carter (Sheila), Tim Carter (Sharon), Jim Carter and sister in law, Shirley Carter as well as many niece's and nephews.
Mark was born in Indiana to the late Tillman & Eleva "Susie" Carter on December 9, 1953. He spent most of his life in Hayesville making many friends and a wonderful home for his family. His hobbies included golfing, racing and fishing but more than anything he loved mowing and tending to his yard and landscaping.
In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his brother, Buddy Carter and sisters, Brenda Carter Henderson and Virginia Stroud.
Mark worked as sales representative at Boyce Supply and then for Brown & Williamson tobacco company for over 20 years. He was a member of the Clay Co. Masonic Lodge and he and Wanda were members of Downings Creek Baptist Church.
Rev. Keith Nuckolls will be officiating and the Cheeks family providing music at Oak Forest Methodist Church in Hayesville, NC on Monday January 30, 2023 with visitation from 12:00-2:00 and service immediately after. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Pallbearers are Davis Carter, Drake Carter, Dean Carter, Michael Carter, Mike Faggard, Dan McGlamery and Donnie Whisler.
Townson and Rose Funeral home is in charge of all arrangements.
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