Lewis Paul Carter, Jr.
August 13, 1927 ‒ March 06, 2019
Formerly of Pickerington, Ohio
Lewis Paul Carter, Jr., age 91, born in Providence, R.I., formerly of Reynoldsburg and Pickerington, OH, died peacefully in his sleep at the home of his daughter on March 6, 2019.
He was preceded in death by his father Lewis Paul Carter, Sr., mother Louise (Vanasse) Herriott, step-father Randall Herriott, son Lewis Neil Carter, and grandchildren Donna Kilpatrick, Kerrie Kraft Cahall, and Harley Carter.
He is survived by his loving wife of 67 years, Barbara J. (Cutler) Carter; his son and daughter-in-law, Mike and Micky Carter; his daughter and son-in-law, Paula Carter-Jones and Watson Jones; 7 grandchildren, 13 great-grandchildren and 7 great-great grandchildren; brothers-in law and sisters-in-law include Elsie Cutler Ross, Donna Cutler McLane and James Mclane, Alice Cutler Graham, Curtis Cutler Jr. and Joy Rockwell; many nieces and nephews also survive.
Lewis Paul proudly served his country in active duty during WWII in the United States Navy and served with distinction in the testing of the atomic bomb projects off Bikini Island. He was a retired Reynoldsburg Police Sergeant and former member of the American Legion. He was also a 58 year member of the Reynoldsburg United Methodist Church and an avid Ohio State Buckeye fan.
He will be sorely missed by all who knew him.
Rest in peace, Sarge.
The family will receive friends on Sunday, March 10, 2019 from 2 – 4 pm at the Snyder-Rodman Funeral Center, 101 Valleyside Drive (formerly 1510 W. William Street), Delaware, where services celebrating his life will follow at 4:00 pm with Pastor Robert Mathias officiating. Graveside services will then be held on Monday, March 11, 2019 at 11:00 am at Oak Grove Cemetery with the Delaware County Veterans Association and the United States Navy performing military honors.
The Snyder-Rodman Funeral Center is honored to serve this veteran of the Greatest Generation.
To share a fond memory of Lewis Paul or to offer a condolence to his family, please visit www.snyderfuneralhomes.com