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.