James Kenneth Carter
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James Kenneth Carter
  • December 28, 1930 - April 15, 2017
  • Grand Prairie, Texas

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James "Ken" Carter was born December 28, 1930 in Dardanelle, Arkansas to Wilson and Pearl Carter. Ken graduated with a Bachelor's Degree from the University of North Texas where he was a member of the Mean Green Football team. Ken enjoyed spending time with his family, coaching football, and watching his children and grandchildren play various sports and participate in many activities. He was always willing to lend a helping hand to those in need and was a mentor for many youth.

Ken died peacefully in Arlington, Texas on April 15, 2017. He was proceeded in death, by his mother Pearl Chansley and his father Ray Chansley.

He is survived by his wife Mary Lou Carter of Grand Prairie, Texas, his sons and daughters-in-law Dan and Terri Carter of Grand Prairie, and David and Sheree Carter of Grand Prairie, his grandchildren, Wendy Massey of Flower Mound, Kenny Carter of Grand Prairie, Jason and Kendra Williams of Amarillo, Dustin Carter of Grand Prairie, Micah and Kelci Clanton of Grand Prairie, and his 7 great-grandchildren, Madison, Sierra, Austin, Carter, Abigayle, Rylee, and Pearl. He was loved by many and will be missed by all.

Services will be Friday April 21, 2017 at Grand Prairie Funeral Home at 733 Dalworth Street Grand Prairie, TX at 2:00 and a viewing will be held from 12:00-2:00. The services will be officiated by Doug Simon.