YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio –Mr. John Ivy Carter, 69, departed this life on Sunday, Aug. 25, 2019, at his home.
Mr. Carter was born March 3, 1950, in Philadelphia, Mississippi, a son of Austin and Hazel Carter.
He was a graduate of Youngstown State University, with a BS degree in Business Management. A self-employed entrepreneur, John was a member of the Rising Star Baptist Church, its Deacons Ministry and a Bible Study teacher.
John was a fashion trend setter and loved being with his family.
He leaves to cherish his beloved memory, his daughter, Jonae Carter; son Craig Washington (Aurielle); the mother of his children, Jessica Woodbridge; granddaughter Amari Washington, all of Youngstown; siblings Gary Carter of Tennessee, Vanessa Carter Blackshear of Youngstown, OH, Linda Carter and Keith Carter, both of New York; and a host of nieces, nephews, other family and friends.
Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by his brothers, William Carter and Sam Adams; and two uncles, Henry Carter and James “O.D.” Burnside.
Services will be held at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 4, 2019, at the Rising Star Baptist Church
Arrangements entrusted to the L.E. Black, Phillips & Holden Funeral Home.http://www.vindy.com/news/tributes/2019/aug/31/john-ivy-cart...