John W. Carter, 81, of Leesburg, FL, passed away Thursday, October 19, 2023. Born in, Hendersonville,Tennessee, he moved to Leesburg in 2016, from Gallatin, TN . He was a home builder owning his own company. John was a member of the Grace Point Church of Gallatin, TN. John was an avid golfer, fisherman, hunter and all around outdoorsman. He was a jack of all trades and enjoyed watching sports and cheering on his Tennessee Volunteers. John raised Tennessee Walking Horses and was a member of the TN Walking Horse Association.
John W. Carter is preceded in death by his father, James Carter; mother, Lillian Carter; and the mother of his children and wife of 48 years, Willie Carter; and brother, Donald Carter.
He is survived by his Wife, Gloria Carter of Leesburg, FL; Daughter, Pam White of Bradenton, FL; Son, Steven Carter of Eustis, FL; Daughter, Denise Tuttle of Gallatin, TN; Son, John W. Carter, Jr. of Gallatin, TN; Brother, Edward Carter of Gallatin, TN, Sister, Millie Carter of Gallatin, TN; 7 Grandchildren - Derek Tisdale, Amanda Tisdale Rodriguez, Brandon Carter, Lindsey Tuttle, Joshua Carter, Zach Carter and Ethan Carter; Numerous Great Grandchildren, Extended Family and Friends.
Funeral services will be held at City Gate Church, 734 Red River Road, Gallatin, TN 37066 on Saturday, November 11, 2023. Visitation with the Carter family will take place from 12:00 P.M. - 1:00 P.M., and a celebration of life will follow from 1:00 - 2:00 P.M.. Memorial donations may be made to the Tennessee Wildlife Federation, 300 Orlando Ave, Nashville, TN 37209 or you may plant a tree in John's Memory. Online Guestbook available at www.hardenpauli.com Arrangements by Harden/Pauli Funeral Home, Eustis, Florida.