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Terry Ray McCarter

July 14, 1954 — November 22, 2022

Seymour, TN

Terry Ray McCarter, age 68, of Seymour, Tennessee, passed away on Tuesday, November 22, 2022. He was born on July 14, 1954, to James and Bonnie McCarter in Knoxville, Tennessee. After graduating from Young High School, he began his carpentry career and joined the local carpenters union, which he was a member of for many years. Terry became a master carpenter, working various types of jobs throughout East Tennessee, Georgia and Texas.

 

On August 28, 1985, he married Jennifer Elaine Baker in Fort Worth, Texas. They later settled in Seymour around 1990, where Terry designed and built their family home. He loved the outdoors and was an avid fisherman, catching many trout over the years on Tellico River and Citico Creek.

 

He is preceded in death by daughter Jessica Elise McCarter, mother Bonnie Annette McCarter, father James Carson McCarter, and nephew Bryan Harrison Baker. Terry is survived by his wife of 37 years, Jennifer Elaine McCarter; daughter Lauren Elaine McCarter; sister Nita McCarter; sister Donna (David) Grab and their children, Deidra and Lizzie; and brother-in-law Bryan (Elizabeth) Baker and their daughter Mollie (Landon) Fields and their grandson Lincoln.

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