Robert Lee McCarter, age 83, passed away Thursday, August 26, 2021 at The Residence of Alive Hospice.
He was born January 30, 1938 in Red Boiling Springs, TN to Osia & Ruby Edith Coons McCarter. He worked as a mechanic for Peterbilt and retired on February 28, 2001, after 17 years of service. He was an avid NASCAR fan. When he was younger, he enjoyed drag racing. He loved gardening, animals, and spending time with his family, especially the grandchildren.
He is preceded in death by his parents; wife, Esther McCarter; son, Rickey McCarter; brother, Raymond McCarter; sister, Doris Dorris.
He is survived by his son, David McCarter, White House, TN; daughter, Sharon (Dale) Martin, Macon, GA; brother, Jack (Audrey) McCarter, Mount Juliet, TN; sister, Dixie Morgan, Greenbrier, TN; 5 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren.
Funeral service is scheduled for Tuesday, August 31, 2021 at 11 am in the chapel of Austin & Bell Funeral Home in White House with Pastor Clay Baggett officiating. Interment will follow in White House Memorial Gardens with family and friends serving as pallbearers. Visitation is planned for Monday, August 30, 2021 4-8 pm, and Tuesday, August 31, 2021 10-11 am at the funeral home.
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