Gerald R. Carter
1953 - 2020
BORN
1953
DIED
2020
FUNERAL HOME
Rhoden Memorial Home
1101 Palmetto Avenue
Akron, OH
Gerald R. Carter was born on July 28, 1953 in Akron, Ohio. He was transitioned to eternal rest on September 1, 2020. Gerald started his spiritual journey at Stone Deliverance Evangelical Temple under the leadership of the late Pastor Mary L. Stone. He was well known and loved throughout Akron and surrounding areas. He enjoyed helping others and his passion was serving in his community. This was evident by the many lives he touched through organizing and bringing the Juneteenth Festival, the "Collard Green Cook-off" and the African United Front to the Akron area. Gerald launched a prosperous career in telecommunications and had been employed at WAKR as a TV Camera Operator. He recorded many memorable and historic events. He was preceded in death by both his parents, Vaughn and Mary Threatt and brother, Ricardo Threatt. He leaves to cherish his loving memory sons, Gerald R. Carter (Nicole) of Atlanta, GA., and Jermaine Coteat (Kelly) of Akron; daughters, Christina Carter of Virginia, Deator L. Carter, Jetora Carter (Fredric) both of Akron, Bonita S. Carter of North Carolina and Yvette Coteat of Florida; brother, Michael Threatt (Eerika) of Columbus, OH; sisters, Narkeetah Brazil and Carmen Thomas (Johnny) both of Akron; 20 grandchildren, 8 great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews and a host of other loving relatives and friends. Homegoing celebration will be held on Tuesday, September, 8, 2020 at Rhoden Memorial Home, 1101 Palmetto Ave., Akron, Ohio 44306 where family will recieve friends from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. and a private service will be held following visitation. Condolences for the family may be sent to 183 Chittenden St., Akron, Ohio 44306. Live stream of homegoing service will be available at http://www.rhodenmemorialhome.com. Mask will be be mandatory to enter services.



Published by Akron Beacon Journal on Sep. 6, 2020.
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Bro. Gerald Carter Loved God, he was very kind to people, I met him at the African Festival when he had it on Wooster, he made time to talk to people to get their comments and opinions.
I will miss him and his music on Facebook.
To his Family you are in my thoughts and Prayers.
God Bless you.
Evangelist Linear
October 5, 2020
Family,

I was saddened to learn of Geralds' passing. He was such a caring person.

Praying that God will strengthen and comfort your hearts during this difficult time. Know, there is no sorrow that Jesus cannot heal.

I will lift up mine eyes unto the hills, from whence cometh my help. My help cometh from the Lord... Psalms 121:1-2

Julia Livingston
Friend and Classmate

Julia M Livingston
September 12, 2020
I was so sorry to hear of Gerald’s passing. He was a bright light in a world filled with darkness, and helped so many people. Our loss is eternity’s gain. He is greatly missed.

My deepest condolences goes to his family. May he rest peacefully. ❤
Darnella J Cummings
Friend
September 9, 2020
I always follow him on face book and he has beautiful pictures on there and beautiful black women, I think i got his last one. May God Peace be with the family at this time
Mrs. Cynthia Tine
Friend
September 9, 2020
Gerald you were always a neighbor and a great friend you will surely be missed !! To the Threatt family our condolences..The Lee Family
Woney
Friend
September 8, 2020
Gerald was always a mover and a shaker in the community. He always was bringing awareness to everybody about the African- American experience.
TIMOTHY FENNER
Friend
September 8, 2020
My condolences to the Family you're in my thoughts and prayers
Mary Bush
Classmate
September 7, 2020
May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow.
Charles E. Boyer Sr.
Classmate
September 7, 2020
I've known him since Crouse school, we were good friends. To the family, I am praying for all of you. Karen Bradford Ingram. RIH, my friend.
karen ingram
September 7, 2020
In loving memory of a wonderful person. I will miss you my brother.
Michelle Woodruff
Friend
September 7, 2020
I would like to send condolences and prayers to Gerald's family and friends. Gerald will be remembered as an amazing person. His passion and loyalty to the community was unwavering. He always had a story to tell and a lesson to teach whenever I ran into him. He definitely one of a kind. RIH Mr. Gerald Carter
Tracy Lanier
September 7, 2020
To The Family,Friends & Love Ones You Have Our Condolences & Deepest Sympathy Sorry For Your Loss
John & Susan White
Friend
September 6, 2020
Family and Friends of Gerald you have my deepest sympathy. I shall remember his kindness and his smile and laughter. He was a well liked and loved person.
Min. Deonna Matthews
Friend
September 6, 2020
My sincere condolences to the family. He was a very nice and caring guy.
Gloria Dawson (Gilmore)
Friend
September 6, 2020
a loved one
September 5, 2020
Offering our deepest condolences during this difficult time.
Rhoden Memorial Home
September 6, 2020
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