William "Bill" Jennings Carter



William (Bill) Jennings Carter, 60, passed away on Tuesday, September 26, 2017 at University of Louisville Hospital in Kentucky.

He was born on April 26, 1957 in Sumter, SC to William J Carter, Sr. and Carol Shaw Carter. Bill grew up in Sumter, SC. He graduated from Wilson Hall. After high school he attended Newberry College where he received a degree in Political Science.

He was a commercial real estate developer with Summit Realty.

Bill married Gail Andrews in 1984 in Sumter, SC. They were happily married for 33 years.
Bill was a member of Kappa Alpha Order, served as an IPTAY representative for several years, and was a member of the Touchdown Club . He enjoyed Clemson football, playing with his grandkids, and hosting events at the Carter Cabin.

Bill is survived by his spouse Gail Andrews of Sumter; his daughter Mary Ashly, (David) Garrison of Sumter; his sisters, Bett Carter of Columbia; Vicki (Cliff) Goodwin of Sumter; Cindy (BoBo) Thompson of Georgetown; his grandchildren Skyler and Tristan Garrison, and his nephews, Robert Peeler and Carter Thompson, and other relatives.
Bill was preceded in death by his parents, Mr. and Mrs. William J Carter, a daughter, Katherine Nicole, and a granddaughter, Dakota Marie.

A memorial service will be held at Alice Drive Baptist Church at 11:00 am, Friday, September 29, 2017 at 1305 Loring Mill Road. Clemson attire welcome. Burial will be private.

The family will be greeting friends and relatives following the service.

In lieu of flowers the family requests memorial donations be made to the Youth Mission Fund, Alice Drive Baptist Church, 1305 Loring Mill Road, Sumter, SC 29150.

You may go to www.bullockfuneralhome.com and sign the family’s guest book.

The family has chosen Bullock Funeral Home for the arrangements.