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“Coach was a wonderful man who deeply loved his beloved Mary. He was an extraordinarily talented coach who enabled his players to play their best.He...Read More »
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“Jimmy was the number one tennis player at Wichita State University and Missouri Valley Conference winner in 1958. He was a close friend and I...Read More »
2 of 6 | Posted by: Norris Barker - Carefree, AZ

“Coach Carter epitomized all that was good in coaching and tennis. He was a man of great integrity and I am a better person for having known him. I...Read More »
3 of 6 | Posted by: Virdie Montgomery - Sachse, TX

“My mentor, my Coach on and off the court, my friend. With Love, thank you you Coach Carter. ”
4 of 6 | Posted by: Donna Eagan

“I had the great honor of playing tennis for Coach Carter in the mid 1970's. I'm now 60 years old, but when playing my USTA matches I can still hear...Read More »
5 of 6 | Posted by: Sharla Rigsby - Ashland, KY

6 of 6 | Posted by: Rollingstones Jones - TX

James was born on May 1, 1937 and passed away on Thursday, October 31, 2019.

James was a resident of Texas at the time of passing.

Coach joined the Army in 1960.

Visitation is Monday, November 4th at Resthaven Funeral Home from 6-8pm. The Memorial Service is Tuesday, November 5th at 2pm in the Sanctuary at First United Methodist Church in Lubbock.

In lieu of flowers, an account has been set up at Lubbock National Bank for the Carter Family for any unexpected expenses that may be incurred (contact Charles Key).