Dr. Hazo W. Carter Jr.

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Dr. Hazo W. Carter Jr.

Formerly of Nashville, TN

Age 67 of Charleston, WV passed away Tuesday, February 18, 2014.

At the time of his death, Dr. Carter was serving as President Emeritus of West Virginia State University, following a 25-year tenure as President of the institution. Dr. Carter is a graduate of Tennessee State University & Vanderbilt University. Dr. Carter received many awards and accolades in recognition of his service through the years. His life exemplified service both to West Virginia State University and to the surrounding community.

He was preceded in death by his wife, the late Judge Phyllis H. Carter; his parents, Hazo W. Carter, Sr. and Mary F. Carter.

The couple is survived by their daughter, Angela Mable Elizabeth Carter, Health Colleges Diversity Recruiter for the University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY.

Public viewing today from 2 p.m. - 6 p.m., at Lewis & Wright Funeral Home, 2500 Clarksville Pk. Family visitation Wednesday, February 26, 2014 from 1 p.m. - 2 p.m., with funeral to follow at Clark Memorial United Methodist Church, 1014 14th Ave. N. Interment Greenwood Cemetery (Main).

In lieu of flowers, the family requests contributions be made to WVSU Dr. Hazo W. Carter, Jr. Legacy Endowed Scholarship. To make a donation, contact Cynthia Rakes of the WVSU Foundation at (304) 766-3130 or rakescm@wvstateu.edu.



Funeral Home
Lewis & Wright Funeral Home
2500 Clarksville Hwy Nashville, TN 37208
615-255-2371
Funeral Home Details
Published in The Tennessean on Feb. 25, 2014
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