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Mr. Tony Lee Carter, 56, of Buford, passed away suddenly on Friday, Oct. 29, 2010. He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. L.B. Carter and Mr. and Mrs. Howell Hamilton. He is survived by his parents, Lee B. and Mary Hamilton Carter, Buford; sister, Tina E. Carter, Buford; brother, Ted H. Carter, Clarkesville; aunts, Julia Higgins, Buford, and Juanita Simpson, Buford; uncle and aunt, Lewis and Tona Carter, Dahlonega; niece, Sandy E. Seaton, Buford; nephew, Thomas L. Carter, Chicago, Ill.; and several great-aunts, great-uncles and cousins. Mr. Carter was born May 28, 1954, in Buford. He was a 1972 graduate of Greater Atlanta Christian School in Norcross, graduated from Gainesville State College in Gainesville and attended the University of Georgia in Athens. He was employed by Gwinnett Medical Center in Lawrenceville as an x-ray technician and has been with the Gwinnett Hospital System for 40 years. He was a member of First Baptist Church of Buford. He was a member of the Walking Horse's Association. He was an avid Georgia Bulldog fan. "Many people walk through our lives but few leave footprints on our heart." Funeral services will be held on Thursday, Nov. 4, 2010, at 3 p.m. in the chapel of Flanigan Funeral Home with Dr. Jim Ferguson officiating and the eulogy given by Coach Jackie Bradford. Interment will follow at Broadlawn Memorial Gardens in Buford. The Radiology Department of Gwinnett Medical Center will serve as honorary escort. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Wednesday from 2 to 4 p.m. and from 6 to 9 p.m. Flowers accepted or memorial donations may be made to Greater Atlanta Christian School, 1575 Indian Trail Road, Norcross, GA 30093, in memory of Tony L. Carter. Arrangements by: Junior E. Flanigan of Flanigan Funeral Home and Crematory, Buford, 770-932-1133, www.flaniganfuneralhome.com

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Published in gainesvilletimes.com on Nov. 2, 2010.
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November 4, 2010
Tina I am praying for comfort for you and your family. I am sorry for the loss of your brother.
Love, Melinda and Breanna
Melinda Wilson
November 3, 2010
Death is simply putting out a candle because morning has come. Our Tony will be greatly missed. His life was filled with family, friends, joy, service to others and most of all the love of our Saviour, Jesus Christ. He was sunshine to all who knew him. May you find comfort in the rememberances. Love and prayers.
Marti, Gen, David & Anita
November 2, 2010
Tina, I am so sorry to hear of the passing of your brother, Tony. You and your family are in my prayers and thoughts.
Faye Patterson
Faye Patterson
November 2, 2010
Juanita,

We were so sorry to hear about your nephew. You and your family are in our thoughts and prayers.

Faye Pinson, Vicki Pinson, Trudy Couch
Pilot Club of Gainesville
November 2, 2010
We are so sorry for the loss of Tony. My husband, John, my son, John, and my thoughts and prayers are with you.
Julia Westbrook
November 2, 2010
My brother, Charles, and my wife, Min, and I are saddened by this news. Tony was a big part of growing up and attending the Carter reunions. We will miss him. The family will be in our thoughts and prayers.
Fred Carter
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