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On Thursday, July 30, 2020, RICHARD ALAN CARTER, loving husband and father, passed away peacefully at St. Mary’s Medical Center at the age of 70. He was born in Cabell County, where he lived and worked at INCO until his retirement, except for his two tours of duty during the Vietnam War. He is survived by his wife, Crary Carter, of 46 years; daughter, Jennifer Hoover, and son-in-law, Davy Lee Hoover; and several cousins, nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his much loved mother, Tressie Morrison; his sisters, Barbara Carter, Millie Chapman and Jean Coats; and his brother, Kenneth Morrison. He lived in the house he was born in, and he cared for everyone around him quietly and efficiently. He was a humble man who by his actions showed his love and gave a template on how to live a valuable life. A Memorial Service will be held at East Campbell Park United Baptist Church in Huntington on Saturday, August 8, 2020, from noon to 2 p.m. “But they that wait upon the Lord shall renew their strength, they shall mount up with wings as eagles; they shall run, and not be weary …” Isaiah 40:31.

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