Family Login:

Billy Ray Carter

Share This Obituary
Billy Ray Carter Obituary


Memories & Candles

“I miss you a ton grandpa! it's almost a year and it only feels like yesterday you where telling me to check my oil before I blow my car up. miss and...Read More »
1 of 36 | Posted by: Ashlee Tucker

“Billy you will be missed. I will never forget how you kept us in line at the shop. For that I'm greatful. Thanks for everything you have done. ”
2 of 36 | Posted by: Chris Michael - Hamilton, OH

“I probably should have done this earlier. But we all miss you grandpa ;(. You will be in our loving memory's for ever. ”
3 of 36 | Posted by: Patrick McElfresh - Harrison , OH

“I really didn't know Billy much beyond my teenage years. But what I do remember is that he treated our family with professionalism and respect. He...Read More »
4 of 36 | Posted by: Brad Davis - Clearwater, , FL

“My condolences to the Carter family. I was touched by the numerous Towing/Wrecker companies that paid tribute to him with their fleet at his funeral....Read More »
5 of 36 | Posted by: Randy Ruprecht - Colerain Twp., OH

“Billy was great with the horses how many years ago. Have not seen him in years but his family is a wonderful memory. Snows owner,old rivers[merianne...Read More »
6 of 36 | Posted by: the sanderson family - cinti, OH

“Sister Joyce & family you are in our thoughts & prayers. We will remember the good times at Mt Airy Church of God with you & your family. We lost Dad...Read More »
7 of 36 | Posted by: Bernice Jackson Voorhees - OH

“Even though we were not blood related I always looked at Billy as a grandfather. When my dad Darrell worked for Billy and Aaron he always treated us...Read More »
8 of 36 | Posted by: shauna lawson - KNOXVILLE, TN

“Words cannot express how much Billy will be missed. What an inspiration he was, even up til his last days on this earth. I will never forget the...Read More »
9 of 36 | Posted by: Rodney & Vickie Potter and family - OH

“Words are just words but my Dad held to his word on everything if he said it, it was gold. In business deals he would shake your hand. That was more...Read More »
10 of 36 | Posted by: Tina Tucker - Cincinnati, OH

“To the Carter Family, I am so very sorry for your loss, My thoughts and prayers are with you. ”
11 of 36 | Posted by: Donna Julliard - Maineville, OH

“OUR FRIEND AND A MAN WHO COULD STAND TALL AMONG ALL MEN. ”
12 of 36 | Posted by: STEVE & MARY ANN SHIPP - OH

“BILLY sure made it look easy,hard work,love for family,unselfish way towards others,MISSED is not the word,but honored to follow the path he started...Read More »
13 of 36 | Posted by: KURT NEIDLINGER&family - OH

“Billy Carter's friendship to me meant so much. I knew Billy for a long time. Our paths went in different directions after I retired and he retired,...Read More »
14 of 36 | Posted by: Ken Kemper - Hamilton, OH

“One of the greatest men I have ever had the pleasure to serve at the Central Trust Bank in Mt. Airy. He will be greatly missed! ”
15 of 36 | Posted by: Paul Schmeing - Lakeside Park, KY

“Sorry to hear about the passing of Billy. It saddened me to hear the news. My time at Carter's Marathon was like spending time with family. My...Read More »
16 of 36 | Posted by: Hobie Roberts - Hamilton, OH

“Sorry to hear about Billy. You two have been together a long time. We pray comfort on your hearts. Love you. ”
17 of 36 | Posted by: Tee and Sheila Wallace - Colerain, OH

“You are all in our thoughts and prayers. Love, Jim & Sue Tucker ”
18 of 36 | Posted by: Sue Tucker - OH

“Joyce so sorry to hear about Bill, Praying for you and the family. Also sorry we were not able to get in touch when Mom passed. She truly loved you...Read More »
19 of 36 | Posted by: Kimberly Jordan - New Boston, MI

“Bob and I send our love and pray for you to be comforted.He was such a wonderful grandfather..our shared grandsons thought the world of him! It is a...Read More »
20 of 36 | Posted by: Nan & Bob Hauck - cincinnati, OH

“Finding the strength to be strong is difficult but I can and I will because I know you are no longer in pain. You no longer need help for your daily...Read More »
21 of 36 | Posted by: Noel Helton - Cincinati, OH

“To the Carter family your loss is great but God is able to ease your pain. Billy was one of Gods special people and I was blessed he let our paths...Read More »
22 of 36 | Posted by: Mike Neidlinger & Family - OH

“Heaven has gained another saint, we are praying for your family. Heaven is sounding sweeter all the time. Love and Prayers the Stevens Family ”
23 of 36 | Posted by: Darlene Stevens - Fairfield, OH

“Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you! May God give you peace, love and comfort during this time and always! We know that He holds each of...Read More »
24 of 36 | Posted by: Stanley and Shelly Earls - TN

“All of our prayers go out to the Carter family. ”
25 of 36 | Posted by: Ken & Tina Redding - Bright, IN

“The world has lost a great man! Joyce and the rest of the Carter's can hold their heads up high to have been raised and loved by this man! Til we...Read More »
26 of 36 | Posted by: The Noel's - Okeana, OH

“Dear Joyce, JJ, Brenda & Rick, Aaron & Dee Dee, Tina & Robby & families...my heart breaks for you and I have been praying for you. Billy was a...Read More »
27 of 36 | Posted by: Susan Downie - Oxford, OH

“Brenda, I'm sorry to hear about your father's passing. Please know that my prayers are with you and your family. - Jackie ”
28 of 36 | Posted by: Jackie Rivers - OH

“May God bless the family and loved ones of Bro. Billy......he will certainly be missed by all of us his friends........Ray and Linda ”
29 of 36 | Posted by: Ray Cornett - Bright, IN

“A man most admired by myself and my husband! You introduced us to our LOVE OF THE LAKE and BOATING!! I will never forget those summer weeks on...Read More »
30 of 36 | Posted by: With Love, Mike , Angi, Jared & Julia Tiemann - IN

“Death leaves a heartache no one can heal, love leaves a memory no one can steal. Lots of love and prayers to the Carter Family. ”
31 of 36 | Posted by: Jeannetta Akins-Daniel - OH

“God Bless & Keep ALL of Sweet Billy's family until that GREAT Day, when you meet again:) We love you. ”
32 of 36 | Posted by: Hank, Dolores, Henry & Andy Volk - IN

“He was always there for my Eddie, he tried so hard to give him a good life, I love you Carter..ann ”
33 of 36 | Posted by: ann collins - OH

“Sending prayers to Brenda and your family during this time of loss. I hope you have wonderful memories to keep your Dad's spirit alive in your heart...Read More »
34 of 36 | Posted by: Lin Heald - Cincinnati, OH

“My dearest daddy...words can not express the love i have for you. You are my Job. I miss you so much, my heart hurts. I will love you forever. Go...Read More »
35 of 36 | Posted by: Brenda - harrison, OH

“Although I'm your son in-law, you guys have no idea how much you mean to me and much Billy effected my life. I'm going to miss him, as we all will....Read More »
36 of 36 | Posted by: Rick McElfresh - Harrison, OH


CARTER, Billy Ray, former owner of Carter's Marathon and Towing. Beloved husband of Geneva Joyce Carter (nee Shelton). Loving father of Tina L. (Robby) Carter Tucker, Brenda J. (Rick) Carter McElfresh, Aaron (Diedre) Carter, Jay Jay Carter and the late Flora Lynn Carter. Devoted grandpa of Anna, Nathan and Malcom Blackaby, Noel Tucker Helton, Tony and Kyle Biggs, Ashlee Tucker, Patrick McElfresh, Jena Tucker, Kerala Carter, Tony McElfresh and Jentzen and Seth Carter. Great grandpa of Mariah Helton, Adrian and Madyson Blackaby and Madison Helton. Dear brother of Sue Hugo and the late Phyllis Carter. Passed away January 15, 2012. Age 77 years. Visitation Thursday from 5-8 P.M. at the Minges Funeral Home, 10385 New Haven Rd., Harrison and Friday from 10:30 A.M. until time of funeral service at 11:00 A.M. at Pentecostal Holiness Tabernacle, 2100 Springdale Rd., Burial Arlington Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Billy Ray Carter Fund C/O Trinity Pentecostal Church, 1356 Sample Rd., Oxford, OH 45056.