Ralph Carter, age 90, of Hubbs Hollow Road, Rockholds, Kentucky, passed away Saturday, August 9, 2014 at his home. He was born on December 25, 1923 in Knox County, Kentucky to the late Martin Carter and Cora (Miller) Carter. He was preceded in death by his wife Litha (Hill) Carter. He was a member of Flat Creek Baptist Church.
He is survived by his daughter, Arizona Fox and husband Henry of Rockholds, Kentucky; two sons, Archie Carter and wife Jackie of Rockholds, Kentucky and James Carter of Rockholds, Kentucky; sixteen grandchildren, Barbara Bennett (Rodney) of Rockholds, KY, James Allen Carter of Corbin, KY, Charles Carter (Jonee) of Utah, Beverly Carter (Eddie) of Rockholds, KY, Christy Meadors (Tim) of Jellico, TN, Renee Lawson (Mike) of Corbin, KY, Michael Carter (Brandi) of Corbin, KY, Herchel Lawson of Rockholds, KY, Shannon Fox Hamblin (Cecil) of Rockholds, KY, Sherry Hale (Darrell) of London, KY, Connie Kirby (Lynn) of East Bernstadt, KY, Russell Carter of Corbin, KY, Gordon Freshour of Georgetown, KY, Patricia Freshour Smith (Roger) of Jellico, TN, Steven Carter (Jennifer) of Rockholds, KY, and Archie Ralph Carter of Rockholds, KY; thirty nine great grandchildren; 16 great great grandchildren; sister-in-law, Fannie Lee Carter of Woodbine, KY; many nieces and nephews; and a host of other family and friends to mourn his passing.
Visitation will be after 6:00 P.M. on Monday, August 11, 2014 at the Croley Funeral Home Chapel.
Funeral services will be at 11:00 A.M. Tuesday, August 12, 2014 at the Croley Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Bart Smith officiating. Interment will be at the Whetstone Cemetery.
Pallbearers: James Allen Carter, Russell Carter, Charles Carter, Steven Carter, Gordon Freshour, and Jacob Carter. Honorary Pallbearers: Jeffrey Allen Hill, Larry Smithers, Archie Ralph Carter, Michael Carter, Eugene Lawson, Rodney Bennett, Glen Lawson, and Herchel Lawson.