Terry Lynn Carter, Sr.

Terry Lynn Carter, Sr. passed away peacefully on September 20, 2019 at the age of 73. Beloved husband of Diane Margiotta Carter. Father of Terry L. Carter, Jr. (Angie Keller) and Tracy L. Carman (Glenn). Step-father of Gerri Costa, Jr. (Kerry), Cheryl Mahler (Douglas) and the late Patricia Hoffman (Kevin). Grandfather of Allison (Brett), Ryan (Jenna), Alaina (Justin), Kortney (Dillon), Kristen (Ryan), Kelly (Chris), Hayley, Hunter and Hayden. Great-grandfather of Hadley, Logan, Aubree, Harlee, Korbin, Kaizer, John, Charlee, Annalise and Maverick. Brother of the late Crystal F. Dunagin. Son of the late Christine Cochran Carter and Hallie Mallard Carter. Also survived by other loving relatives and friends.

Terry served his country in the U.S. Navy and later retired as a technician for Union Carbide/Dow. In his retirement, he and his beloved wife Diane owned and operated Carter’s Cypress Crafts. He was an avid outdoorsman who enjoyed hunting and fishing. Terry was a devoted and caring family man and spent time with his family boiling seafood or cooking his signature gumbo for everyone to enjoy. While his passing is sorrowful, his life and legacy will be celebrated.

In lieu of flowers, donations in his memory may be made to the American Cancer Society (www.cancer.org).

Relatives and friends of the family were invited to attend the visitation at Mothe Funeral Home, 7040 Lapalco Blvd., Marrero, LA on Tuesday, September 24, 2019 from 10am to 1pm. Services will follow in the funeral home chapel. Interment at St. Charles Cemetery in Luling.

For directions or to view and sign the online guest book, please visit: www.mothefunerals.com.


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