Mr. James S. Carter, son of Eldora Taylor was born in Richmond, on Dec. 30, 1933, and entered his eternal resting place on Sunday, Oct. 20, 2013.
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James was preceded in death by: his wife, Doretha Carter; mother, Eldora Taylor and sister, Juanita Rollerfellow.
As a youth, James attended school in the Richmond City public system. After high school, he went on to enlist and serve in the United States Army. For most of his professional years, James was a chef at many different restaurants in the Richmond and Tri-City area. James was also famously known around the city of Richmond as the "doughnut man".
James gave his life to Yahweh as a young adult and he joined Refuge Temple Assembly of Yahweh where he served on occasion as an associate minister, Sunday school teacher, scout leader, and other ministries. As a young man, James served in his community as a member of the board at the Richmond Urban League.
James leaves to cherish his memories: his three daughters, Evelyn Carter, Pamela Bland, and Jamie Carter; two sons, Antonio Carter, and Olando Carter; one daughter-in-law, Angela Carter; 14 grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; two sisters, Shely Staten and Francis Taylor; and a host of nieces; nephews; cousins; other relatives; and friends.
Services for Mr. James S. Carter will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 26, 2013, at Refuge Temple Assembly of Yahweh, 22 E. Clay St., Richmond, Dr. Milton J. Hunt, pastor, eulogist.
Family members and friends are invited to pay final tribute to Mr. Carter at www.jmwilkersonsince1874.com.
Funeral arrangements entrusted to the staff of J.M. Wilkerson Funeral Establishment Inc., 102 South Ave., Petersburg, 804-732-8911, www.jmwilkersonsince1874.com.
Published in The Progress-Index from Oct. 22 to Oct. 24, 2013