Don Carter, 81, of Natural Bridge Station died Aug. 4

Donald Eugene “Don” Carter, 81, of Natural Bridge Station died Sunday, Aug. 4, 2019, at his home.

He was born Sept. 22, 1937, in Covington, a son of William Henry Carter and Pearl Caldwell Carter.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, Robert “Bob” Carter.

Surviving are his spouse of 56 years, Donnie Skeens Carter; a special niece, Brenda Smith and husband David; a special nephew, Chris Higgins; and a special sister-in-law, Mary Conner and husband Tommy.

He was a member of the Natural Bridge Baptist Church and had been previously employed at the Natural Bridge, Inc., for 43 years and served in the Virginia National Guard for nine years. Don had a great love for cars and was a member of the Riviera Car Club.

The funeral will be conducted at 11 a.m. tomorrow, Thursday, Aug. 8, at Harrison Funeral Chapel by the Rev. W. David Bain. The family will receive friends one hour prior to service.  Burial will follow at Allegheny Memorial Park at 2 p.m. with military rites.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Natural Bridge Baptist Church, Bell Tower Lane, Natural Bridge, VA 24578.

Arrangements are by Harrison Funeral Home & Crematory.

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