Kenneth “Kenny Wayne” Carter passed away peacefully on May 16th, 2020 in his home in Nokomis, FL at the age of 67.
Kenny is survived by his wife, Renne’ Carter of 37 years; 4 children David (Christi) Carter of Glendale, SC, Colby (Beth) Carter of Whitestone, SC, Gary Prater Carter of North Port, FL, and Amanda Prater Carter of Nokomis, FL; Surviving siblings Ricky Carter, Lynn Carter and Larry Thornton; 3 grandchildren Tristan Carter of Duncan, SC, Cam Carter of Whitestone, SC, and Ayden Layne Prater of Kingsport, TN.
Kenny Wayne was well loved by his aunts and uncles; Danny Justice of Ft. Washington, MD, Billy Justice of Abell, MD, Bonnie Steptoe of Irmo, SC, Priscilla Herr of Spartanburg, SC and Lydia Dorman of Greer, SC, and many other loving family members.
He is proceeded by his father, Donald Jerome Carter, mother Bessie Lou Justice and a younger sister, Kathy Carter.
Kenny was born in Spartanburg, SC, attended Pacolet High School, joined the US Army at 18 and was honorably discharged. He earned a design engineer degree through Weyerhaueser, where he retired.
Kenny was accomplished and respected in the Paper Construction and Management Industry and well known for his work countrywide, as well as a round the globe. He often extended guidance and mentorship to fellow co-workers well after retirement. He deeply loved his construction family.
He was a genius and a witty individual who loved his “morning walks” with his dog, Brooks, oysters, and crab legs and was passionate about boating, the ocean, and Westerns.
in Lieu of flowers, please send donations to ASPCA in his name at https://secure.aspca.org/donate because everyone loves pound puppies!
The family would like to thank everyone for their support, love, and condolences.