Tony Burl Carter

June 27, 1931 - June 7, 2019

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Wednesday, June 12, 2019 11:00 AM Skillman, McDonald & Vernon Funeral Home


Visitation Tuesday, June 11, 2019 from 5:00 PM-8:00 PM at Skillman, McDonald & Vernon Fune

Tony B. Carter, 87, of Mechanicsburg, passed away Friday, June 7, 2019 in Hearth and Home, Urbana.
He was born June 27, 1931 in Greenup, Kentucky, the son of the late Covey and Emily Frances (Young) Carter. Tony was a builder by trade. He began his career, first with Clemens Brother's Construction, then with Earl Love Builders and finally owning his own construction company, Tony Carter General Contractor.
He was a devoted Christian, who in the past was a member of the Oak Grove CCCU, Woodstock Free Will Baptist Church, Kennard Church of the Nazarene and most recently, attended the Urbana CCCU.
Tony was a devoted husband and loved spending time with his family. As our hearts ache for the physical loss of him, we find solace knowing that he is now with God. He is at peace. And for that, we are grateful.
He is survived by his son, Gary (Betsy) Carter; daughters, Connie (John) Cordell, Rebecca (Mike) Grable, and Sheila (Chuck) Adams; his grandchildren, Nick Carter, Jennifer (Joe) Wayman, Amanda M. Cordell, Andrew (Amy) Cordell, Kristina (Ryan) Allen, David (Amanda) Grable, Michelle (Jay Dee) Hurst, Chaz Adams, Daisha (John) Osmon, 10 great-grandchildren, several nieces and nephews, including a special niece, Brenda Blevins.
He is preceded in death by his wife, Frances (Blevins) Carter; sisters, Rosabelle, Virgie, Gertie, Nancy, Stella Mae, and Martha; and brothers, Walter, Millard, Willie, and Jay.
The family would like to extend a special thank you to the Staff at Hearth and Home for the excellent care of their father.
A gathering of family and friends will be held from 5-8 p.m. Tuesday, June 11, 2019 in the SKILLMAN, MCDONALD, & VERNON FUNERAL HOME, Mechanicsburg.
Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, June 12, 2019 in the funeral home with Pastor Mike Grable officiating. Burial will follow in Maple Grove Cemetery, Mechanicsburg.
Memorial contributions may be made the Urbana Church of Christ in Christian Union, 1121 N. Main St., Urbana, Ohio 43078
Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.vernonfh.com.


Fred and Marci Williams - Jun 11, 2019
Sorry for your loss. We enjoyed attending church with Tony at Kennard Church.
Covey & Mary Arnett - Jun 10, 2019
We think of all the wonderful times we’ve shared with Tony and Frankie. We love them so much. May your sweet memories give you comfort and peace. God bless all of you.
Nancy Nichols Cox - Jun 9, 2019
My regards to all the family, very sorry for the loss of your loved one.
Shirley Caldwell Jenkins - Jun 8, 2019
So very sorry for your loss. Love and Prayers
Debbie gilbert - Jun 8, 2019
So sorry for your loss. Love to you all and prayers.
Margaret Arnett hammond - Jun 8, 2019
So sorry for loss and my love to all the family!
David Donohoe - Jun 8, 2019
So sorry for your loss! He was a really nice man!🙏🙏🙏😪

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