Mr. Wilbert Rufus Carter, age 87, of Lithia Springs, passed away Thursday, October 7, 2021. He was born June 14, 1934 in Rockmart, GA the son of the late Mr. Carse P. Carter and the late Mrs. Ella Mae Carter. Mr. Carter was the production manager for Caraustar Industry in Austell for 49 years. He was a loving husband, father, and grandfather.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by numerous brothers and sisters.
He is survived by his wife of 67 years, Shirley Montgomery Carter of Lithia Springs; daughters and son-in-law, Judy and Curtis Shipley of Douglasville, Brenda Gail Helton of Fairburn; son and daughter-in-law, Johnny and Andrea Carter of Douglasville; sister, Claudie Harding of Aragon, GA; 6 grandchildren; 12 great grandchildren; several nieces and nephews also survive.
The family will receive friends at Jones-Wynn Funeral Home Monday, October 11, 2021 from 12:00 PM until 2:00 PM. Funeral Services will be conducted Monday, October 11, 2021 at 2:00 PM from the Chapel of Jones-Wynn Funeral Home with Rev. Terry Marbut officiating. Interment will follow at Sunrise Memorial Gardens in Douglasville.
Messages of condolence may be sent to the family at www.jones-wynn.com. Jones-Wynn Funeral Home and Crematory of Douglasville in charge of arrangements. 770-459-3694
I’m so sorry to hear of your loss. Your family is in my throughs and prays for the coming days and weeks.
May God wrap His mighty arms around all the Carter family. Heart felt condolences, Gayle and Larry Brown
We send our condolences on your loss. We hope that you find comfort with family and friends who remember Wilbert as a hard working man who loved his family. With loving thoughts and prayers, Karen and Richard Cookson
Praying that your days ahead will be filled with loving memories of your loved one. Ron holds many thoughts and appreciation to the man that taught him so much throughout the years at the mill and took care of him. Prayers for your peace in the days ahead. Ron and Sandra Halyard
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