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Phillip Carter, 74, Columbia, KY (1943-2017)

He was was a farmer and a member of Free Union Separate Baptist Church. He was a member the Adair County High School Class of 1962. He was a native of Adair County, KY, and a resident of the county at the time of his death. He was a member of a highly regarded East Adair County, Kentucky family, the son of the late Lee "Bob" & Mary Lee Denton Carter. His wife, Wand Sue Grider Carter, survives. He leaves seven direct living descendants.
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Phillip Carter, 74, of Columbia, KY, died Sunday, November 5, 2017 at his home.

Funeral service for Phillip Carter will be 1pmCT, Tuesday, November 7, 2017 at the Bernard Funeral Home Chapel, 367 N Main Street, Russell Springs, KY, with Bro. Mark Polston and Bro. Dustin McGowan officiating. Visitation will be 5pm-8pmCT, Monday, November 6, 2107, and after 8amCT, Tuesday. Interment will be in the Free Union Cemetery, , 4642 Sano Road, Columbia, KY.

Active Pallbearers: Jerry Burton, Brian Strange, Tyler Moore Jimmy Benton, Jess Bryant, and Mike Rooks.

Honorary Pallbearers: Terry Guffey, Mitchell Rooks, Mark Rooks, Mickey Rooks, Walter Grider, and Larry Guffey

Phillip Carter, 74, Columbia, KY (1943-2017)

He was born September 11, 1943, in Adair County, KY. He was the son of the late Lee "Bob" & Mary Lee Denton Carter. He died Sunday, November 5, 2017, in Columbia, Adair County, KY, at the age of 74 years, one month, and 24 days.

Phillip was a farmer and a member of Free Union Separate Baptist Church.

Survivors include the following:
  • His wife: Wanda Sue Grider Carter, Columbia, KY

  • Three daughters: Missy Carter, Campbellsville, KY; Martha Carter, Columbia, KY; and Tamera (Brian) Strange, Columbia, KY

  • Three grandchildren: Brandi (Beto) Ahuatzi, Lexington, KY; Tyler Moore, Columbia, KY; and Amber Moore, Columbia, KY

  • One great grandchild: Liam Ahuatzi, Lexington, KY

  • One sister: Phyllis Jo Rooks, Columbia, KY
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Bernard Funeral Home, 367 N Main Street, Russell Springs, KY, is in charge of arrangements.

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Phillip Carter, 74, Columbia, KY (1943-2017)

2017-11-06 - 367 N Main Street, Russell Springs, KY - Photo Bernard Funeral Home.

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