Jesse L. Carter Jr, 68, Youngstown, departed this life on Thursday, March 16, 2023 in North Lima, Ohio, in Caprice Health Care Center.
Mr Carter Jr., was born August 20, 1954 in Youngstown a son of Jesse and Corey "Cora" Mosley Carter Sr. He attended Youngstown public schools, graduating from North High School in 1972, and Heidelberg University in 1976 with a degree in Sociology. He was All-City center on the North High School football team from 1971-1972 and was selected on the All-State team the same year. He was a part-time teacher at Valley Christian High School for one year. He married Brinda J. Searcy on October 2, 1976 officiated by the late Rev. Dr. Morris W. Lee Sr., and from that union one child Brandy Harris was born. He worked for The Phillip Morris Tobacco Co., as a Sales Representative for 5 years, The Buckeye Elks Lodge and Hymes Steel Company. In his early years his hobbies were playing the drums with different musicians.
He leaves to cherish his memories his daughter; Brandy (Juwone) Harris, his granddaughter; Nadya Harris, his father, a brother; Phillip J. Carter, his cousins; Christine (Gary) Lynch, Leslie (Randy) Stevens, Shirley Anderson, Phyllis Weeks, Berty Barron, Ruby (W. A.-deceased), Carolyn (Jesse) Harris and all the Robert Jones Jr., related family members,Jacquelyn (John Sr deceased) Carter, The Thomas Clansell family, Geraldine Dotson and all John Dotson Sr related families, Thomas (Gloria-deceased) Hight Sr., and all related family members. Nicolette Currie and Arthur McGlothen Sr family, Hilda Reese, Beverly Charles, The Sininkfield and all related family members, and a host of other relatives and friends.
He was preceded in death by his mother, grandparents; A. J. and Hattie Carter, and James and Mattie Tucker.
Funeral service will be Monday, March 27, 2023 at 11 am at the Third Baptist Church. Friends may call from 10-11 am on Monday at the church.
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F. D. Mason Memorial Funeral Home was given the honor to serve the family during this time of bereavement. We thank you for entrusting your care with us. We will continue to lift you up in prayers