William Nelson Carter
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Bowling Green, VA


CARTER, William Nelson, 99, of Ruther Glen, died Monday, July 19, 2021, at the home of his daughter. Mr. Carter was a lifelong member of Zion Christian, where he had served as deacon and elder. He had retired from Dominion Power and was a WWII veteran of the U.S. Army serving in the 77th Infantry Division, 302nd Medical Battalion. He was preceded in death by his wife and love of his life, Viola S. Carter; and a granddaughter, April Samuel. He is survived by two children, Samuel N. Carter and Martha Samuel (Warren); three grandchildren, Rachel Bennett, Delaney Carter and Alex Samuel; as well as five great-grandchildren. Nelson was the ultimate "fix anything person" and could always create something out of nothing. He loved his God and his family and enjoyed helping whatever needs there were in his community. The celebration of his life will be held 11 a.m. Thursday, July 22, 2021 at Zion Christian Church, Beaverdam. The family will receive friends 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Zion Christian Church. Sign register book online storkefuneralhome.com.

Published by Richmond Times-Dispatch on Jul. 21, 2021.
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Jul
21
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6:00p.m. - 8:00p.m.
Zion Christian Church
VA
Jul
22
Celebration of Life
11:00a.m.
Zion Christian Church
Beaverdam, VA
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I never met Mr Carter but wanted to thank him for his service to our country. Mary Ann Coates Smith Crater Chapter Battle of the Bulge Association
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