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Roy Dee Carter, age 87

Roy Dee Carter, age 87, of Searcy, Arkansas passed away November 22, 2023. He was born in Mount Pisgah, Arkansas on July 25, 1936 to the late Roland Wesley Carter and Pansy Odell (Griffin) Carter.

Roy loved to dance, fish and hunt. He was always the first to show up to help others. He served in the Army National Guard.

Roy is preceded in death by his parents, Roland Wesley Carter and Pansy Carter; brother, Elvis R. Carter; and sister, Bernice Carter “Peachy”.

He is survived by his wife of 67 years Juanita Carter; son Ronnie (Alwin) Carter; son Ricky (Daphne) Carter; daughter Becky (Kip) Snodgrass; sisters Shelda (Charles) Fitzgerald, Shirley (Keith) Stephens, and Vonnie George; brothers Ray Carter and Ken Carter; grandchildren Kimberly (Mike) Hagar, Jeremy (Mary) Carter, and Josh (Winter) Carter; 7 great-grandchildren; and a host of other family and friends.

Arrangements by A Natural State Funeral Service 2620 West Main Street, Jacksonville, Arkansas 72076. 501-982-3400. Online guestbook available at


  • Mary Beth Weir Waters Posted November 28, 2023 12:12 PM

    Prayers and love to the family.

  • Jackie Lake Posted November 28, 2023 12:46 PM

    So sorry for your loss..cherish the good memories

  • Jackie Cates Posted November 28, 2023 4:29 PM

    Praying for Juanita and the kids, so sorry to hear!

  • Dewayne Barker Posted November 28, 2023 6:25 PM

    So sorry to hear hear about Roy

  • Seavia Dixon Posted November 28, 2023 8:48 PM

    So sorry for your loss my prayers are with you and your family.

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