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Grace Evangelistic Temple
Tuesday September 1st, 2020
11:00am - 12:00pm

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Grace Evangelistic Temple
Tuesday September 1st, 2020

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James A. Carter Jr

James A. Carter Jr.-James A. Carter Jr. was born Sept. 20, 1949 in Youngstown, Ohio to James A. Carter Sr. (deceased) and Annie Lee (Thomas) Carter (deceased) and resided most of his life on the Sharonline.

At an early age, the family attended Antioch Baptist Church where James was baptized by Rev. Alfred Ward. James graduated from North High School in 1968 where he distinguished himself as a member of the North High Bulldogs football team.  He received a bachelor’s degree from New Castle School of Business in 1973 and an Associates of Arts from University of Phoenix in 2011.

James was known for his athleticism and his love for being outdoors.  He played fast pitch softball for over 25 years.  He was an angler, a chess player, and a highly adored coach.  He primarily coached Little League football for the North Side Knights for 35 years.  He was also a die-hard 49ers fan.

James later joined the Grace Evangelistic Temple where the pastor is Elder Jenkins. James was a member of the Mighty Sons of Joy Quartet where he sang “I’m just an upright man; Doing the Best that I Can” and he performed regularly in many plays with Denise Gilford throughout the Youngstown Area.

James will be greatly missed by his loving wife Sondra Carter; children: Ronnetta Carter, James Carter, and Jason Carter; granddaughters:  Dessare, Angelle, Ayanna, and Samone; grandsons:  Daric, Anthony, and Tajman; 4 great grandchildren; brothers: Leonard Carter and Lamont Dawson and many nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.

James was preceded in death by his parents James A Carter Sr and Annie Lee Carter; Brother:  Lawrence Carter; Sisters:  Blanche Carter and Joyce Crooms; nieces: Clipsie Leonard and Jessica Carter.

The family will receive friends from 11:00 - 12:00 p.m. Tuesday, September 1, 2020 at Grace Evangelistic Temple where a funeral service will follow.

Social Distancing will be upheld, seating will be limited only for immediate family and you will be required to wear a mask before entering the building.

For the health and safety of everyone, we ask that guests do not linger at the funeral home after viewing.

The F.D. Mason Memorial Funeral Home, Inc. has been granted the honor to serve the family.

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Tuesday, September 01, 2020

A Loved One Shall Be Missed, A Tender Life Has Passed
and God shall wipe away all tears from their eyes. Rev. 7: 17
Our Loving God, who cares about all that concerns us, has chosen, in His infinite wisdom, to call to his eternal rest Bro. James (Coach) Carter.
Whereas we believe that Bro. Carter was a loving and faithful servant of God, who shared His love with his family, remembering his labor of Love for the youth of this surrounding local Community and with The True Vine Little Saints, as a beloved Coach, and he will be deeply missed by all with whom he came in contact; we know he fought a good fight, he kept the faith and has finished the course that was set before him;
And Whereas we also know that he will be sadly missed by those he loved and those who loved him in return, we rejoice, for OUR TRUST LIES IN GOD, who makes no mistakes.
And Whereas we know his lifes work was not in vain, and will surely continueWE BOW TO THE WILL OF GOD.
We, Pastor William R. Burney Jr and First Lady, Rev. Cheryl D. Burney, the Ministers, Officers and Congregation of Word In Action Ministry, express our deepest sympathy in the passing of your loved one. Only in hours like this do we know the full measure of the consolation of Gods promise: I am the Resurrection and the Life, saith the Lord, he that believeth in me, though he were dead, yet shall he live. St. John 11: 25
Be it therefore resolved, that in the Fellowship of Love and Christian Faith, we extend our prayers, as well as our hearts and hands of Sympathy and Love to the Family, in Honor and in Loving Memory of:
Bro. James (Coach) Carter
Be it further resolved that on this, first day of September, in the year two thousand and twenty, a copy of this resolution be given to the family and a copy be recorded and filed in the church records.

You Have Our Continued Love, Prayers and Support; and Our Heartfelt Condolences

Humbly Submitted By Word In Action Ministry,
Rev. William R. Burney Jr, Pastor

Pastor Wm. R. Burney Jr. Sep 1 2020 12:00 AM

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