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Leroy Carter, Jr.

Pickerington - It is with great sadness that the family of Leroy Carter Jr. announces his passing on Friday, June 29, 2018, at the age of 84 years. Leroy will be remembered by his loving wife, Becky; his children Alan (Kayla), Trista (Wayne Dorschu), and Kellie (Marissa); step-daughters Mary Beth (Kevin) Riley and Angela Cordiano; 7 grandchildren and 4 great-grandchildren. Leroy is preceded in death by his first wife Jan; his parents, and siblings Richard and Rose. Leroy was born in Newark, Ohio, to Lena Marie (Varner) and Leroy Carter, Sr. He served in Germany with the US Army and graduated from Eastern Kentucky University with a degree in Education. He lived most of his life in Utica, Ohio, where he coached basketball and track and taught industrial arts. He was the first Supervisor of Adult Education at Licking County Joint Vocational School and served as President and Board Member of the North Fork School District. Leroy had a life-long love of woodworking, antiques, and travel, and he was a renowned storyteller. Family will receive friends on Sunday, July 15, starting at 3:00 pm, followed by a memorial service at 5:00 at Cotner Funeral Home, 7369 E. Main Street, Reynoldsburg, Ohio.Officiating Fr. William L. Arnold and Dr, Josh Carter. Internment and graveside service at South Lawn Cemetery in Utica, Ohio, on Monday, July 16 at 10:30 am.

Memorial donations in memory of Leroy may be made to DAV Charitable Service Trust at; Mount Carmel Foundation: Hospice/Palliative Care at or the Prostate Cancer Foundation at Online condolences at
Published in the Advocate from July 12 to July 13, 2018
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