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Richard Lindburg Carter / July 09, 2019

Richard Lindburg Carter, 89, of Vinton and formerly of Chase City, died on Monday, July 1, 2019 at Berkshire Health and Rehabilitation Center in Vinton.

Mr. Carter was born in Mecklenburg County, on July 11, 1929 to the late Timothy and Edna Carter. He was educated in the Mecklenburg County School System, and was a member of Rocky Mount Baptist Church in Skipwith. Mr. Carter was a retired clerk for the U. S. Postal Service.

He leaves not to mourn his passing, but to treasure many loving memories his siblings, Willie Lee Carter Sr. (Lucy) and Geneva Carter-Wilson, and a host of other loving relatives and caring friends.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by three brothers, James, Robert, and Timothy, Jr., and three sisters, Rosa, Cora and May.

A funeral was held Sunday, July 7, at the chapel of Giles-Harris Funeral Home, Chase City, with Rev. Dennis King officiating. Burial followed in the Rocky Mount Baptist Church Cemetery.

Online condolences may be expressed at

Arrangements are by Giles-Harris Funeral Home and Cremation Service.

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