James C. "Buddy" Carter

Born: Tue., Nov. 5, 1940
Died: Tue., Jan. 19, 2021

Graveside Service

11:00 AM Thu., Jan. 21, 2021
Location: Lambs Cemetery

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Durden-Hudson Funeral Directors announces the death of Mr. James “Buddy” Carter, age 80, of Adrian, GA, on Tuesday, January 19, 2021, at Fairview Park Hospital  in Dublin, Georgia.

Graveside services will be conducted at Lamb’s Cemetery on Thursday, January 21, 2021 at 11:00 AM with Rev. Tim Price officiating.

CDC social distancing guidelines will be observed and masks are encouraged for your safety and the health and well being of others.

Pallbearers will be Thomas Carter, Kyle Carter, Jason Moore, Kevin Moore, Adam Foxworth and Mitchell Moore.

Honorary Pallbearers will be Hugh McLendon, Billy Newsome, Nick Alfonso, Al Scott, Charles Rowland and Johnny Moore.

Born in Soperton Georgia, James was the son of the late Carlos and Kate Reese Carter. James was a U.S. Army Veteran and was of the Baptist faith.  He enjoyed giving to the community and would cook turkeys to give away on Thanksgiving and Christmas. For 35 years, “Buddy” organized and hosted the Haunted Trail in Norristown. After retiring from Forstman Textile, with 43 years of service, he and his son worked together with Carter’s Rock “In” Rides. In his free time, he enjoyed fishing and riding dirt roads. He was preceded in death by his parents; two sisters, Carlene Snell and Barbara Hudson; and a brother, Harry Carter.

Survivors Include:

Wife of 57 years: Celestine Moore Carter of Adrian, GA.

Daughter: Vickie Carter of Adrian, GA.

Son: Ricky Carter (Sheila) of Vidalia, GA.

Numerous Nieces, nephews, and extended family

Condolences may be submitted on-line at www.durden-hudsonfuneraldirectors.com 

Durden-Hudson Funeral Directors is in charge of the arrangements for the funeral of James Carter.

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Nicky and Debby Alfonso
   Posted Tue January 19, 2021
Our hearts are broken over losing Buddy. Such a good friend for so many years. We will miss him. Please know you are loved and we are sending prayers for comfort and peace. We love y'all...

Melanie Reese
   Posted Tue January 19, 2021
Ms. Celestine, Ricky, Vicky and family I am so sorry to hear about Mr. Buddy's passing. I had the pleasure of getting to speak with he and Ricky at one of the festivals in Vidalia this past year and it was fun to reminisce about old times. I pray that the Lord will comfort you all in this time of loss. Sincerely... "Spoons"

Suzanne Hutchinson
   Posted Tue January 19, 2021
I am saddened by the death of Mr. Buddy. Please accept my condolences. Remember the good memories.

Randall Love
   Posted Wed January 20, 2021
Celestine, my heart goes out to you and the family. So sorry for the home going of Buddy. Will be in prayer for you and the family.

Marlene W. Liddell
   Posted Wed January 20, 2021
Our heartfelt condolences, thoughts and prayers are with all of you. Mr. Buddy was so kind. He was a true blessing to all that knew him. I will always cherish the memories. He and his family have always been so good to the community. He and his family always welcomed everyone to their home with open loving arms, food and fun. We will continue to be praying for all of you asking the good Lord to give each of you strength and comfort through this difficult and heartbreaking time.
Love always, Marlene and Family

Chad Neal
   Posted Thu January 21, 2021
So sorry for your loss from all the Kentucky guys.

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