Charles Willard Carter, age 79, of Athens, passed away on Wednesday, April 21, 2021 at Tennova Healthcare North Medical Center in Powell.
Charles was a native and lifelong resident of McMinn County. He was a son of the late Marshall and Sarah Elizabeth Williams Carter. He was also preceded by daughter-in-law Cindy Carter and grandson Elisha Andrus.
Charles was an electrician for 38 years with IBEW Locals 846 & 175. In his earlier years, he was an upholsterer.
Charles is survived by his loving wife of 59 years Nancy Jones Carter of Athens;
Daughter Carolyn Carter;
Sons Tracy Carter and Randy Carter;
Grandchildren Randall Carter, Caleb Carter, Amanda Carter, Kim Andrus, Wesley Fairbanks and wife Jessica;
Great Grandchildren Ava Fairbanks, Colby Fairbanks and Bailey Wallis.
The family will receive friends from 2 PM – 4 PM Saturday, April 24 at Ziegler Funeral Home. Funeral services will follow at 4 PM with Reverend Van Elkins officiating.
The family will have a private graveside service at a later date.
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Ziegler Funeral Home has been entrusted with the care of Charles Willard Carter.
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