Woodrow Carter Jr.

June 23, 1948 - June 19, 2020
U.S. Armed Forces Veteran
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Woodrow "Bill" Wilson Carter, 72, of Hobart, Oklahoma passed away peacefully with his family by his side on June 19th, 2020 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. He was born on June 23rd, 1948 to Woodrow Wilson Sr. and Othello (Dismuk) Carter in Marlow, Oklahoma. Bill grew up and attended school in Marlow, Oklahoma graduating with the class 1966. He enlisted in the Oklahoma National Guard and served forty years. He married Sandy Clements on August 30, 1990 in Altus, Oklahoma. Bill worked as an Unit Administrator in the National Guard, he also was a Volunteer Firefighter, and worked at the school as a Detention Teacher. Bill loved playing golf with his friends and grandson. He enjoyed fishing, riding bicycles and being with his family. Bill was a member of the Washington Street Baptist Church in Hobart, Oklahoma. He will be deeply missed by all who knew and loved him.

Survivors include his wife Sandy Carter of Hobart, OK
Children: Dawn Bernard & companion Keith Cannon of Fisk, MO
Pamela Poston & husband Dwayne of Marlow, OK
Dalana Coria & husband Franco of Duncan, OK
Stephen Carter of Oklahoma City, OK
Tami Cardona & husband Cornelius of Snyder, OK
Elizabeth McGill of Yukon, OK
9 Grandchildren: Daisy Kraft & husband Matt of Duncan, OK
Kaylinda Worley & husband Andy of Blanchard, OK
Laymon Bernard & wife Amy Duncan, OK
Joshua Poston of Marlow, OK
Landon Brooks & wife Nita of De Ridder, LA
Kristina Spivey & husband Logan of Lake Charles, LA
Ethan Cardona of Snyder, OK
Seth Cardona of Snyder, OK
Mercedes McGill of Yukon, OK
4 Great Grandchildren: Brody Kraft, Madie Worley, Emalee Worley and Kaydance Brooks
Brother: Paul Carter of Marlow, OK
Sister: Saundra Bales & husband Harley of Phoenix, AZ
Host of nieces, nephews and friends

Preceded in death by his Parents, Sister: Patricia Allen and Great Granddaughter: Lynlee Bernard.

Service Information

Date: June 20, 2020
Time: 2:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Date: June 21, 2020
Time: 1:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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Sharon Ray
Mountain Park, OK
Sandy and family I am so sorry for your loss sis. Bill was an amazing man and touched so many lives in so many ways. I truly believe he never knew a stranger. He will be loved and greatly missed forever. R.I.P Bubba til we see each other again
Carol Plemons
Sayre, OK
I am so sorry to hear of Woodrows passing. My late husband, LW Plemons worked with him in the Guard. I have heard many stories from LW. My thoughts & prayers are with you all.
Jeff Farris
Rockport, TX
At ease top you’ve been reassigned up stairs. It was an honor.
Robert Hedges
Temple, OK
An awesome 1SG who really cared about his soldiers.  You left a great impression on so many soldiers top.  Rest in piece brother and save me a place up there.
Dennis Cooper
Tulsa, OK
Rest In Peace Top! You were an amazing influence to me and countless others in the Oklahoma National Guard.
Kenny Sellens
Cache, OK
My thoughts and prayers go out to the family.
Angela Eardman
Hobart, OK
Bill always had a kind word and good conversation.  He will be missed.  Prayers for you, Sandy and the family.
Vernon Defoor
Elgin, OK
I’m am so sorry for your loss. I will be praying to comfort and understanding for you all. It was my pleasure to have serviced with him.
Juan Pantoja
Hollis, OK
Rest In Peace 1SG
Bob Hines
Minco, OK
Another good Soldier in the Arms of the Lord.  Love you Woody.
Hobart, OK
He was good man sorry for lost but know more pain he's in a good place
Zach Dean
Hobart, OK
Rip Mr. Carter one of my favorite people
James Rose
Lawton, OK
We will miss you, Brother!
Johnney and Joyce Vanderpol
Cooperton, OK
So sorry for your loss, Sandy and Family !!!! Bill was a wonderful friend we worked with him at the Theatre years ago enjoyed him so much. he always had a smile and hello any time we saw him.  RIP Friend !!
Mark Navorska
Indiahoma, OK
It is a sad time for sure. But in time we will all be together in a better place.  REST IN PEACE top. Till then we will have your 6
Gary Nix
Elk City, OK
A true friend and mentor who will forever be my 1SG.  So sorry for your loss Sandy, but I'm pretty sure he is up there getting a formation together and squaring everyone away.
Kris Evans
Brazoria, TX
RIP Top, it was an honor to serve with you.  Your service was an amazing example for all.
Hugh Alexander
1SG Carter was always such a positive influence in those he came in contact with.  He will be deeply missed by all of us who had the privilege of serving with him.  My prayers go out to the family.
Caroline Jarvis
Edmond, OK
I am so sorry for your loss.  He was such a great mentor to me as a young SPC newly hired as a UA.  I remember being in class with him and 1SG Nunemaker at the RTI shortly after I got hired.  Lots of good natured teasing and always sound advice whenever I reached out to them after class was over.  What a difference he made in the lives of many soldiers!
Dawn Landers
Snyder, OK
I’ve known Bill since I was a kid. He & my dad Adrian served in the military together. Bill always had a smile on his face every time I seen him. Thoughts & prayers are with his family.
Daryl McCall
Kansas City, MO
1SG Woody Carter, a great soldier, mentor and human being.  RIP Top
SFC Mike Kaiser (Retired)
Duncan, OK
Woody you were a good friend and I appreciated the talks we had. Thank you for your service. Was my honor to serve with you. Praying God’s Grace over your family. Until the final formation
James Bozarth
Perkins, OK
Great man, husband, father and grandfather. You will be missed.
Anthony Underwood
Mustang, OK
My mentor, leader, and Friend. I will truly miss you.
Danny Vaughn
Oklahoma City, OK
Sandy, our hearts and prayers go out to you and your family. He was a great man. Dan & Lynda Vaughn
David & Galeen Chain
Hobart, OK
We’re so sorry for your loss. Thinking of you all and keeping you in prayer.
Kingfisher, OK
I am sorry to hear about the loss of Bill. He certainly was a great man and had a great impact on many people. He certainly will be missed! Thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.
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