James Ray Carter, 70, of Wister, Okla., died Thursday, Dec. 12, 2013.
Graveside service was Dec. 17 at Oaklawn Cemetery in Decatur, and burial was under the direction of Coker-Hawkins Funeral Home in Decatur.
James was born Sept. 22, 1943, in Decatur to John James and Wilma Jean (Reed) Carter. He was a retired licensed electrician.
He is survived by his son, Jeff England of Arlington; sister Vickie Turlington of Decatur; aunts, uncles, cousins and many friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents.