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Dwight R Carter, Sr.

February 17, 1955 ~ November 25, 2019 (age 64)

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Dwight R. Carter, Sr. was born February 17, 1955 in Chester, Pennsylvania to Jesse L. and Juanita Carter. He departed this life suddenly on Monday, November 25, 2019.

In addition to his parents, Jesse L. and Juanita Carter, he was preceded in death by his brother, Daryl J. Carter.

He leaves to cherish his memory: his loving wife, Lydia L. Carter; one daughter, Djenne Williams (Kenny); one son, Dwight R. Carter, Jr. (Wendy); six grandchildren, Kenny, Danae, Keenan, Alexcia, Alyssa and Amira; two brothers, Jesse B. Carter and Lawrence B. Carter; two sisters, Joy D. Lancaster (Carl) and Patricia Carter; a special daughter, Nicole Stanford; godchildren, nieces, nephews, cousins and a huge host of other family and friends.

His Celebration of Life Service will be at 11:00 am on Wednesday, December 4, 2019, at the Congo Legacy Center, 501 West 28th Street;  with a viewing from 9:00 - 10:45 am only.

His burial will be on Thursday, December 5, 2019 at 10:00 am in the Delaware Veterans Memorial Cemetery, 2465 Chesapeake City Rd, Bear, DE 19701.


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December 4, 2019

9:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Congo Legacy Center
501 W. 28th Street
Wilmington, DE 19802

Celebration of Life Service
December 4, 2019

11:00 AM
Congo Legacy Center
501 W. 28th Street
Wilmington, DE 19802

December 5, 2019

10:00 AM
Delaware Veterans Memorial Cemetery
2465 Chesapeake City Road
Bear, DE 19701

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