Doyle Gwinn Carter, 86, of Laurel was called to his heavenly home on Wednesday, May 29, 2019, at Laurelwood Community Living Center. He was born on August 22, 1932, to Richard and Kate Carter. He was a retired salesman for the oil field industry and a member of West Laurel Baptist Church where he faithfully served as a deacon for many years.

He is survived by one son, Darrell Milton Carter (Tracy) of Soso, MS; five grandchildren, Benjamin Patin of Jackson, Mitch Stroud (Sarah) of Santee, California, Danni Wiggins (Michael) of Birmingham, Alabama, Hannah Marsalis (Stuart), and Kenny Carter (Ashley), all of Moselle, and one step-granddaughter, Kari Stewart (Brett) of Laurel. Great-grandchildren include Audrey Stroud, Carter Stroud, Taylin Wiggins, Grady Marsalis, Caleb Stewart, and Timber Carter, who will be arriving in August; two nephews, Donald Friday and Richard Fewell of Monroe, LA.

He is preceded in death by his wife of 63 years, Arthurine “Rene” Carter; two sons, Richard Gwinn Carter and Kenneth Dale Carter; and two sister, Opal Richardson and Helen Friday of Monroe, LA.

Serving as pallbearers are Benjamin Patin, Kenny Carter, Stuart Marsalis, Brett Stewart, Cooper Gunnell, and Mike Mulkey. Honorary pallbearers are Mitch Stroud and Michael Wiggins.

The funeral service will be at 2:00 p.m. on Sunday, June 2, 2019, at Memory Chapel Funeral Home with visitation from 5 to 8 p.m. on Saturday, June 1, 2019. Bro. Brent Benson will officiate. Interment will be at Lake Park Cemetery.

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