Leonard Carter
Leonard Carter
Leonard “Billy” Lafayette Carter, 93, passed away Thursday, April 3, 2014 in Jacksboro.

Graveside services were held Monday, April 7 in Oak Grove Cemetery under the direction of Morrison Funeral Home.

Leonard was born April 27, 1920 in Graham.

He married Esther Marie Park in June 1943. She preceded him in death Oct. 2, 2002.

He married Thelma Eis Aug. 11, 1967. She preceded him in death Nov. 19, 2013.

Leonard was a 29-year veteran of the United States Air Force and moved to Jacksboro from Abilene.

Survivors include his daughter, Billie Jo Godfrey and husband, Richard of Jacksboro; five grandchildren, 12 great grandchildren, and a great great grandchild.

He was preceded in death by a daughter, Carol Lea Kane.