cross blue rdsOWENSBORO, Ky. (9/20/19) — David Matthew Carter, 63, of Owensboro, departed this life on Sunday, Aug. 18, 2019 at the Heartford House. He was born in Henderson.

David was preceded in death by his father, Lenoard Frye, and mother, Francele Carter; along with one brother, Carl Wayne and one sister, Pam Frye; grandmother, Eula Frances Hairlson Carter.

David was a member of Mt. Calvary Baptist Church and a former member of New Jerusalem Baptist Church, Henderson. He worked at the Owensboro Sanitation Department for 10 years and the Henderson Highway Department for 15 years.

David loved his German shepherd dogs, he also enjoyed cutting lawns and helping others. He loved to go hunting for deer and rabbits, his favorite basketball team was UK.

David leaves to cherish his memories and mourn the loss of his passing his loving wife of 28 years, Donna Carbon Carter; three daughters, Olivia Carbon, Davonna Carter, and Malikah (Ryan) Carrico; three grandsons, Travon, Donavon, and Tyreck Carbon; one granddaughter, Malieyah Carrico; three godly daughters, Joi, Brandi, and Rayana; nine brothers, Rudolph, Claude, Richard, Robert, and Kerry Carter, Lenoard, Clyde, Joel, and Rodney Frye; Ten sisters, Myrtle Carter, Kristia Houston, Shelia King, Nita Sims, Connie Sutton, Yolanda Christian, Caroline Frye, Kimberly Johnson, Karen Frye and Starla Crowe; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.

Service will be 11 a.m. Friday, Aug. 23 at Mount Calvary Baptist Church, Plum Street, Owensboro, where visitation will be 9 - 11 a.m. Friday. McFarland Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

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