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  • County Line Baptist Church
    3461 Ladysmith Rd
    Ruther Glen, VA 22546

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“Mrs. Carter, Delores and family--I am so sorry for your loss. Prayers for peace during this time and the days ahead. ”
1 of 12 | Posted by: Michelle Crabtree Thornburg - VA

“What a funny, interesting, knowledgeable guy - full of folk wisdom and professional savvy when he took me under his wing in the late 60's at the...Read More »
2 of 12 | Posted by: David Winn - Fredericksburg, VA

“Anna and family. You all in my thoughts and prayers! ”
3 of 12 | Posted by: Aunt Patsy - Sarasota, FL

“I pray that God will comfort all of you during this time. James was one of a kind and I will miss praying with him. Take comfort in knowing he is...Read More »
4 of 12 | Posted by: Mendy Dymond-Cook - VA

“Phyllis , Jim was a Guiding Light to me growing up, helping him at the Bus Station Sunday Mornings was always great time spent learning the business....Read More »
5 of 12 | Posted by: Dicky Estes - Fredericksburg, VA

“We are so sorry for the loss of your loved one. James was always a very kind man who loved the Lord. We will keep you all in our prayers. Lori and...Read More »
6 of 12 | Posted by: Lori Allen - Bowling Green, VA

“Phyllis & family, My prayers are with all of you at this time. James was a good Christian man. His phone Ministry has helped a lot of people in...Read More »
7 of 12 | Posted by: Sylvia Atkinson Todt - VA

“Phyllis, my deepest sympathy to you and all of your family. So many memories... ”
8 of 12 | Posted by: Darlene Dill - Charlottesville, VA

“Offering my condolences to your family for the loss of your loved one. May God become a source of great comfort during this difficult time. mc ”
9 of 12 | Posted by: A friend

“Phyllis, You and your entire family are in my prayers. James was a fine man and a very good friend. We will all miss himChip and Joyce Johnson ”
10 of 12 | Posted by: Chip Johnson - Ruther Glen, VA

“May you find peace in God's love ”
11 of 12 | Posted by: Rebecca Hoskins - Brighton, CO

“I am so sorry for your lose ”
12 of 12 | Posted by: Rhonda Taylor - Aylett, VA

John James Carter, 79 of Ruther Glen passed away Sunday, September 17, 2017 at Spotsylvania Regional Medical Center. Born in Caroline County, he was a Deacon and active member of County Line Baptist Church. He worked for over 20 years at the Greyhound/Trailways Bus Station in Fredericksburg and then retired from General Crushed Stone. James "lived" his Christianity by always trying to help and encourage others that were in need.

Survivors include his wife, Phyllis Carter; his daughter, Dee Pitts (Richard, Sr.); his grandchildren, Ana Ellis (Stephen) and their children, Kayla and Madelyn; Ricky, Jr. and his children, Jacob, Caleb and Noah; Stephanie Johnson and her son Braydan and JC (Amanda) and his son Landon and his sister, Audrey Elliott. He was preceded in death by his parents, John and Ora Carter and his brother, Junior Carter.

The family will receive friends at Storke Funeral Home, Bowling Green, Tuesday, September 19th from 6:00 – 8:00 PM. A funeral will be held Wednesday, September 20th at 11:00 AM at County Line Baptist Church, with burial to follow in the church cemetery. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to County Line Baptist Church. Online condolences may be left for the family at