Thomas Alfred ‘Tommy” Carter of Hodgenville, the son of the late Sidney L. and Lura Ethel (Atwell) Carter was born July 21, 1940 in Green County, KY and departed this life on Wednesday, January 15, 2020, in Elizabethtown at the Elizabethtown Nursing and Rehab.
He was 79 years of age.
He was a farmer and was of the Baptist Faith.
He enjoyed watching the UK Wildcats and when his health allowed him, he liked hunting, fishing, dancing and long walks with his wife and listening to gospel and country music.
He is survived by his wife: Mary “Joanie” (Vires) Carter of Hodgenville; three step-children: Troy Heady of Hodgenville, Angie Clough and husband Marty of Paris, KY and Jessica Ramirez of Monticello; his brothers and sister: James Carter and wife Nancy, Freddy Carter and Robert Peace all of Hodgenville, James Peace, Jr and wife Darlene of Elizabethtown and Shirley Warren and husband Mitchell of Louisville; four step-grandchildren, two step- great-grandchildren and a host of other relatives and friends.
He was also preceded in death by seven brothers and sisters: Hugh Carter, Janet Martin Edwards, Jerry W. Peace, Betty Page and three as infants and one deceased step grandchild.
The funeral service for Tommy Carter will be Saturday, January 18, 2020 at 1:00 P.M. in the chapel of the L.R. Petty Funeral Home in Campbellsville with burial to follow in the Old Mt. Sherman Cemetery in Mt. Sherman.
Visitation after 10 AM on Saturday until time for the service.
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