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Obituary - Tony Lee Carter



Tony Lee Carter, 56, of Buford, Ga., passed away suddenly on Friday, Oct. 29, 2010. He is preceded in death by his grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. L. B. Carter and Mr. and Mrs. Howell Hamilton. He is survived by his parents, Lee B. and Mary Hamilton Carter, Buford, Ga; sister, Tina E. Carter, Buford, Ga; brother, Ted H. Carter, Clarkesville, Ga; aunts, Julia Higgins, Buford, Ga., and Juanita Simpson, Buford, Ga; uncle and aunt, Lewis and Tona Carter, Dahlonega, Ga; niece, Sandy E. Seaton, Buford, Ga; nephew, Thomas L. Carter, Chicago, Ill.; and several great aunts, great uncles and cousins.

Carter was born May 28, 1954 in Buford, Ga. He was a 1972 graduate of Greater Atlanta Christian School in Norcross, Ga., graduated from Gainesville State College in Gainesville, Ga., and attended the University of Georgia in Athens. He was employed by Gwinnett Medical Center in Lawrenceville, Ga., as an x-ray technician and was with the Gwinnett Hospital System for forty years. He was a member of First Baptist Church of Buford and member of several Walking Horse Associations. He was an avid Georgia Bulldog fan. “Many people walk through our lives but few leave footprints on our heart.”

Funeral services will be held on Thursday, Nov. 4, 2010 at 3:00 p.m. in the Chapel of Flanigan Funeral Home with Dr. Jim Ferguson officiating and the eulogy given by Coach Jackie Bradford. Interment will follow at Broadlawn Memorial Gardens in Buford, Ga. The Radiology Department of Gwinnett Medical Center will serve as honorary escort. The family received friends at the funeral home on Wednesday, Nov. 3. Flowers accepted or memorial donations may be made to Greater Atlanta Christian School, 1575 Indian Trail Road, Norcross, Ga. 30093 in memory of Tony L. Carter.

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