In Loving Memory of "Mema" Lorene

In Loving Memory of Billy Don Carter
August 31, 1936 - December 15, 2021


Obituary for Billy Don "Pa-Pa" Carter

Billy Don Carter, of Stratford, Oklahoma was born August 31. 1936 in Stratford to William Charles and Lou Ella (Cosby) Carter. He passed away December 15, 2021 at his home in Stratford with his family by his side at the age of 85 years, 3 months and 14 days. Billy Don grew up in Stratford and graduated from Stratford High School. He and Karlene Davis were married on February 4, 1956 in Stratford where they made their home and raised their three children, Barbara, Donny and Gary. He worked at Kerr McGee Refinery until retirement in 1995. He loved to play his guitar, sing, play basketball, go camping, and work on his vintage cars. He went to Bible Study each week and loved reading his Bible. He loved his friends, his community, and most of all, his family.

Preceded by; parents, William Charles (Mann) and Lou Ella Carter, his wife; Karlene, daughter; Barbara Chambless, son; Gary Lee Carter, brothers; L.T., Hoot, and LeRoy Carter; sisters; Mary Jo Thompson, Claudia Patchell and Lorene Personette.

Survived by; son; Donny Carter & wife Linda of Stratford, Oklahoma 8 grandchildren; Suzann Cummins & husband Vic of Edmond, OK.

Melinda Daniluk & husband Marc of Edmond, OK. Brian Carter & fiancé Aylin of Oklahoma City OK. Audra Moore & husband Bryce of Tuttle, OK. Cassie Francis & husband Lance of Newcastle, OK. Brooklyn, Braxton, and Brinlee Carter of Madill, OK. 2 sisters; Dottie Walston & husband Bob of Tulsa, OK. Deanie Boland of OKC Daughter in law Renee Carter of Madill, OK, Son in law Kevin Chambless of Midwest City, OK, and 5 great-grandchildren


2:00 pm Monday, December 20, 2021

Free Will Baptist Church

Stratford, Oklahoma


Rev. Lewis Perry


McGee Cemetary
Stratford, Oklahoma


Brian Carter, Rob Craig, Nick Craig, Matt Davis, Rusty Thompson, Steve Thompson

Honorary Pallbearers

Braxton Carter, Robert Cruell, Scott Butts


"But as for me, I shall walk in my integrity;
redeem me, and be gracious to me. My foot stands on level ground;
in the great assembly I will bless the Lord."
Psalms 26:11,12