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Jerome “Romie” Carter

Jerome "Romie" Carter

CARTER

Jerome “Romie” Carter, 80, of Sparta, IL; born on January 22, 1941 in Pittsburg, PA; passed away Friday, November 5, 2021 at his home in Sparta, IL.

He was preceded in death by his wife – Carol (Tolliver) Carter; parents – Stephen and Bertie Alice (Brittion) Collins; two daughters – Tracy Bailey and Kimberly McKnight; three brothers – Robert Lee Brittion, Norman Lee Gleghorn, and Marvin Collins; one sister – Jeanette Lee.

Romie is survived by one son – Lawrence Carter; three sisters – Joyce Thomas, Marcella (Richard) Brooks, and Diane (Scean) Lawhorn; a host of grandchildren, great grandchildren, nieces and nephews.

He was an excellent athlete, especially when it came to basketball.  His friends always called him shotgun because of his outstanding shooting skills.

Condolences to the family may be expressed at www.heilschuessler.com.

Visitation: Family and friends may gather at Heil-Schuessler & Sinn Funeral Home in Sparta, IL on Saturday, November 20, 2021 from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m.

Funeral: Memorial services will be held at Heil-Schuessler & Sinn Funeral Home in Sparta, IL on Saturday, November 20, 2021 at 3:00 p.m.

Interment: Burial will be held at Greenwood Cemetery in Pittsburg, PA at a later date.

Heil – Schuessler & Sinn Funeral Home in Sparta, IL is in charge of arrangements.

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  1. Marcella Brooks says:

    We thank you for your comforting words!

  2. Linda Boston says:

    To the family of Romie: I’m so sorry for your loss. He was the most kind, loving, and caring friend anyone could ever have. His smile would light up a room. I’ve known Romie for many years. Always was a gentleman. He will be missed by all who knew and loved him. God bless you my dear friend! God bless the family.
    Sincerely, Linda Boston
    Quincy, IL

  3. Denise K Vuichard says:

    So sorry to hear of your loss. Thoughts and prayers to you.

  4. So sorry for your loss Marcella praying may God bless the bereaved family and friends with peace during this time

    • Cindy Nation says:

      I’m so sorry to hear about Jerome’s passing. I will always remember his big smile..RIP Jerome !!!

  5. So sorry for your loss Marcella praying may God bless the bereaved family and friends with peace during this

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  1. So sorry for your loss Marcella praying may God bless the bereaved family and friends with peace during this

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  2. So sorry for your loss Marcella praying may God bless the bereaved family and friends with peace during this time

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    • I’m so sorry to hear about Jerome’s passing. I will always remember his big smile..RIP Jerome !!!

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  3. So sorry to hear of your loss. Thoughts and prayers to you.

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  4. To the family of Romie: I’m so sorry for your loss. He was the most kind, loving, and caring friend anyone could ever have. His smile would light up a room. I’ve known Romie for many years. Always was a gentleman. He will be missed by all who knew and loved him. God bless you my dear friend! God bless the family.
    Sincerely, Linda Boston
    Quincy, IL

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  5. We thank you for your comforting words!

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