John David Carter

John David Carter

Friday, August 8th, 1947 - Friday, April 17th, 2020
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John David Carter, formerly of Murphysboro, passed away on April 17, 2020, in Columbus, Ohio.

He was born on August 8, 1947, in Murphysboro, to his parents, Rev. Edgar and Helen Carter. He was a twin to James Dale Carter.

He was preceded in death by his parents and older brother, Ed Carter. He is survived by two sons, John and Austin Carter, daughters Valerie (T. K.) Kelly and Ashley (Ronnie Tokazowski.

He is also survived by his sister, Brenda Kay (Song) Borland, sister in law Mabel Carter, and twin brother, James Dale (Joanna) Carter. He had 8 grandchildren, several nieces and nephews, as well as great nieces and nephews. He is survived by his special cousin Jim Maag Tandy. He is also survived by ex-spouses, Patricia Carter and Deborah Carter.

John David graduated from Weber Township High School in Bluford. He left behind a number of special friends, many of whom still live in the area.

John David's cremains are to be buried following a gravesite service at Tower Grove Cemetery in Murphysboro at 11 a.m. on Saturday, October 10, 2020 Family and friends are welcomed to attend. For more information, please visit
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    Saturday, October 10th, 2020 | 11:00am
    Saturday, October 10th, 2020 11:00am
    Gravesite services at Tower Grove Cemetery
    Gravesite memorial service at 11 a.m. Saturday, October 10, 2020, in Tower Grove Cemetery, Murphysboro, Illinois.
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    Tower Grove Cemetery


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