James Ronald Carter, December 11, 1942~December 8, 2014

James Ronald Carter, 71, of Fayetteville died Monday, December 8, 2014. He was born December 11, 1942 in Huntsville, Arkansas to Raymond and Mary Florence Carter. He retired from the Athletic Department at the University of Arkansas. He enjoyed gardening, fixing things and helping the homeless.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Margaret “Bunny” Carter.

He is survived by two sons, Ronald Carter of Fayetteville and Thomas Carter of Hogeye; daughter, Linda Heshelman of Elnora, IN.; brother, Jerry of MO., sisters, Joyce and Sharon of CA.; Carolyn of AZ.; Wanda of FL. and Dorothy of Springdale; six grandchildren; and one great- grandchild.

Funeral services will be 10:00 A.M. Saturday, December 13, 2014 at Beard’s Funeral Chapel. Burial will follow at Venus Cemetery under the direction of Beard’s Chapel.

Visitation will be Friday, December 12, 2014 from 6:00 to 8:00 P.M. at the funeral home.

As per his request, those attending the funeral please wear casual attire.

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    Caroline ann carter,king,helterbran » 03. Jan, 2015

    Iam sorry for the lost of our brother james ronald. I could not make it in time to his funeral. I have visited the family when bunny was still alive. My mother was Ann Carter and Raymond cull carter. We have the same bloodline though our father who Died when I was 5. I kissed him good bye. I loss my mother in 76 to cancer. miss her so much.I treasure all of my family near and far please call me anytime. Iam searching for all of you online. # 1-319-217-0940. Iam Caroline ann Carter born on feb 28th 1962.I have written to Doris jean Carter for years and james until he lost contact with me. He will be missed.R.I. P. BROTHER WITH LOVE CAROLINE YOUR BABY SIS. Iam not good with words. Cant wait to here from you soon please

    Devon » 05. Feb, 2015

    Caroline I’m James grandson. Just wanted to say hi and thank you for your condolences.