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1949 James 2021

James 'Jimmy' Richard Carter

June 10, 1949 — April 16, 2021

Woodbine-James “Jimmy” Richard Carter, of Woodbine passed away Friday evening (April 16, 2021) at Southeast Georgia Health System of Brunswick after an extended illness.

Born in Woodbine, GA. his parents were James Arder and Sadie Clara Willoughby Carter. He was also preceded by a brother, George Carter.

Jimmy was retired from Cabin Bluff as a hunting guide and was of the Church of God faith. He loved fishing, hunting, and was a Big Georgia football fan. But most of all he loved watching his boys play football and spending time with his family.

Survivors include his loving wife of 52 years, Patty Durden Carter of Woodbine; 3 daughters and their spouses; Felicia Buie (Chris) of White Oak; Amy Herrin (Shannon) of Woodbine, and Erica Drury also of Woodbine; 8 grandchildren, Cody Herrin, Garrett Herrin, Gentry Durden, Shawn Allen, Nicholas Carter, Kelly Buie, Paeton Drury, and Raegan Drury; 1 Great grandchild; Josiah “J.B.” Brooks Kinsman; 2 sisters, Faye Chancey and Neil Carter both of Woodbine. Also, several nieces, nephews, and other relatives. And a host of friends.

Visitation will be held Sunday evening (April 18, 2021) from 6-8 PM at Frye Funeral Home in Nahunta.

Graveside services will be held Monday (April 19, 2021) at 12:30 PM at Colesburg Cemetery in Woodbine with Rev. Chad Middleton officiating.

Pallbearers will be Jamie Marr, Keith Brown, Billy Joe Chancey, Brian Strickland, Lee Barber, Zach Carter, Darrell Vanzant, and Buck Vanzant.

Honorary pallbearers will be Jonathon Drury and Marc Ward.

Due to COVID-19, we would like to ask all to please follow the rules for social distancing, also face mask are highly recommended at the service. Anyone who does not feel comfortable with attending the service the family would like you to know they understand and covet your prayers.

Arrangements are with Frye Funeral Home, Nahunta.

Sympathy may be expressed by signing the online registry at


Frye Funeral Home
  • 136 Satilla Ave.
    Nahunta, Georgia 31553

Graveside Service

Colesburg Cemetery
  • Colesburg Tomskin Rd.
    Woodbine, GA 31569
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