Paul Edward Carter

Paul Edward Carter, 73, of Knoxville, died Thursday, Sept. 13, at Tennova North Medical Center in Powell.

He was born January 24, 1939 in Harlan, Ky., the son of Wymer and Maymie Reynolds Carter.

Mr. Carter was a 1957 graduate of Oak Ridge High School.He served with the U.S. Navy from 1958 to 1961.

Mr. Carter retired from Bechtel Jacobs, where he was a chemical operator. He was a member of Black Oak Heights Baptist Church of Knoxville and a member of Faith Masonic Lodge #756, York Rite and Kerbela Shrine Temple.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by sister, Alma Ruth Williams.

He is survived by his wife, Peggy Clay Carter; son, Timothy Allen Carter and wife Janet of Clinton; sister, Cora Carter Braden of Oak Ridge; brother-in-law, Robert Williams of Oak Ridge; and granddaughter, Hallie Mae Carter.

The family received friends on Saturday, Sept. 15, from 1–2 p.m. at Weatherford Mortuary. A Masonic Service began at 2 p.m., led by members of Faith Masonic Lodge #756. The funeral and interment were scheduled to follow, with Pastor Steve Ross officiating at the funeral and the interment at Anderson Memorial Gardens in Clinton. Military Honors were expected to be provided by the U.S. Navy Honor Guard.

The family asks that any memorials be made to Shriners Hospital for Children, 1900 Richmond Rd., Lexington, KY 40502.

An online guest book can be signed at www.weatherfordmortuary.com.

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