Graveside services for Mr. Bobby Gene Carter age 78 of Marshall will be conducted at 11:00 AM on Wednesday, September 19, 2018 at Woodlawn Cemetery. Rev. Kent Bird of Bell Street Baptist Church will officiate. Visitation will be held on Tuesday evening from 5:00 until 7:00 PM at Sullivan Funeral Home.
Mr. Carter passed away after a short illness on Saturday, September 15, 2018 in Longview, TX. He was born on September 28, 1939 in Woodlawn to Ida and Wolford Carter.
Mr. Carter graduated from Karnack High School and then went on to proudly served his country in the U.S. Army National Guard. He worked for Rose Oil Company for many years in Marshall and various other places around town. Bobby also owned and operated a cafe for a short time in Marshall. His favorite thing to do in the past was to talk on his C.B. radio.
Mr. Carter was preceded in death by his parents; three brothers, Howard, Homer, and Jesse Carter; two sisters, Margaret Carter and Lucille Rowe and husband Bubba; nephews Bill Carter, great nephew, Chris Carter, and Larry keith Carter. He is survived by his brother, James Carter; Nephews Don Carter, Stephen Carter, Mike Carter, Chester Carter. Four nieces, Sheridan Inslee and husband Donald, Mary Gough and husband Michael, Joyce Holmes, Linda Ogden and husband Larry as well as many great nieces and nephews, cousins and friends.