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HENRY LEE CARTER, SR.

November 4, 1954 — March 26, 2023

NEW ORLEANS

HENRY LEE CARTER, SR.

Henry Lee Carter, Sr. transitioned peacefully at Southeast Louisiana Veterans Hospital on Sunday, March 26, 2023, at the age of 68. He was a native of Natchez, MS, a former resident of Ferriday, LA and resident of New Orleans, LA since 1969. Henry was a 1972 graduate of Booker T. Washington High School. After graduating he enlisted in the United States Army and honorably served his country. He was employed as a dedicated roofer for over 40 years. Beloved father of Henry Lee (Keri) Carter, jr., Henry London, Cyril London, Brittany London of Baton Rouge, LA, Shasta Lon, Annie London, and Andrea London of Augusta, GA. Loving grandfather of Henry Lee (Taylor) Carter III of Dallas, Tx, Brianna and Kayla Carter, Jah’nae and Justin Jason, and Jeremy Franklin of Baton Rouge, LA, NAHLA and Savina Jasper. Great grandfather of Kaison Carter. Son of the late Rosie Carter. Brother of Rev. Jesse Banks of port Arthur, TX, Larry banks of Houston, TX, Ethel Carter of Dallas, TX, Dorothy Amacker Scott of Missouri City, TX, and the late Leon Carter, Fredlena Allen, Juanita Carter, Irene Hinkston, Annie Ruth Wilson, and Lula Feaster. Uncle of James Hinkson of Nashville, TN, Norah (Kassandra) Hinkson of Jackson, MS, Derrick Carter, Fredrick Carter of Jacksonville, FL, Leon Solomon, Sarah Hookfin of McKinney, TX, Connie Hinkston Bush of CA, Wanda, Jenise and Tanya Solomon. Henry is also survived by a host of cousins, other relatives, and friends. The family would like to extend their gratitude for all the wonderful support, prayers, and care from relatives and friends during our loved one’s illness.  Relatives and friends of the family are invited to attend the Homegoing Celebration at DAVIS MORTUARY SERVICE, 230 MONROE STREET GRETNA, LA on Saturday, April 8, 2023, at 10:00a.m. Bishop Leonard Franklin of St. Rock Baptist Church, Harvey, LA, officiating. Visitation will begin at 8:30a.m. until service time. Interment: Southeast Louisiana Veterans Cemetery, 34888 Grantham College Dr. Slidell, LA on Monday, April 10, 2023, at 11:00a.m. Arrangements by Davis Mortuary Service 230 Monroe St. Gretna, LA To view and sign the guestbook, please go to www.davismortuaryservice.com.

 

DUE TO COVID-19 PANDEMIC ATTENDANCE WILL BE LIMITED. IT IS MANDATORY EVERYONE ATTENDING WEAR A FACE MASK OR SOME TYPE OF FACE COVERING.

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Visitation

Saturday, April 8, 2023

8:30 - 10:00 am (Central time)

Davis Mortuary Service-Gretna

230 Monroe St., Gretna, LA 70053

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Homegoing Celebration

Saturday, April 8, 2023

Starts at 10:00 am (Central time)

Davis Mortuary Service-Gretna

230 Monroe St., Gretna, LA 70053

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