Larry Carter


Larry Carter, 58, of Cuero passed away Friday, Sept. 13, 2013. 
He was born Nov. 17, 1954 in Cuero to the late Mattie Belle Carter. Larry worked as an activity director at Victoria Residence and Rehab. He was a director of the Cuero Lions Club for one year, vice president of Cuero Housing Authority for two years, member of Cuero Chamber of Commerce for 15 years, and participated with the American Cancer Society, DeWitt County Hunt Elementary Advisory Council, Cuero ISD Mentoring Program, Travelers Protection Association, and DeWitt County Sheriff Advisory Council. He also participated in the Let’s Stand Together Thanksgiving Dinner for five years, was director of Christmas in the Park for five years, Cuero Visionary and Preservation Director, alternate director for Texas Settlement Region DeWitt County, director for Keep Cuero Beautiful Committee, Cuero Alumni Association director, and on the board of directors for the Cuero Education Foundation.
He was a forever fan of the Cuero Gobblers. He enjoyed watching the Gobblers take the field every Friday no matter the weather, home or away. He wouldn’t miss a game yelling “Go Mean Green.”
He is survived by his sisters, Deborah Sue Carter of Cuero and Janice Johnson of San Antonio; nieces, Relaine Pitts and Sylvia Carter, both of Houston, Brandi Johnson of San Antonio, S’herronda Dailey of Victoria and Deborah Hamilton of Cuero; nephews, Jason Carter of Beeville, Kenneth Johnson of San Antonio and Kevin “Roy” Hamilton of Austin; and all of his godchildren.
He was preceded in death by his mother, sister, Linda Darnell Hamilton–Dailey and brother, Henry Carter.
Visitation will be held from 6-8 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 18 at Freund Funeral Home. Funeral Services will be held 11 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 19 at L.E. Meador Encampment Grounds with the Rev. Calvis Brooks officiating. Interment will follow at Hillside Cemetery.
Serving as honorary pallbearers will be the staff and board of directors of the Cuero Chamber of Commerce.
The family would like to extend a special thanks to Rosemary Battles, Ruthie Davis, Brenda Martin, Sharon Taylor, Vicki Coppedge, and so many more for their help and generosity in Larry’s time of need.
Memorial contributions may be made to New Testament Holiness Church.
You may sign the guestbook or send condolences at
Freund Funeral Home, 361-275-2343.
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