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Dennis Wayne Carter

Dennis Wayne Carter

March 30, 1950 - December 23, 2019     Age: 69

Dennis Wayne Carter, 69, of Fernandina Beach FL, passed away peacefully Monday, December 23, 2019 at his home.

Wayne was born in Fernandina Beach, FL and was a son of Alberta Carter and the late Joe Carter.

Wayne lived in Fernandina Beach his entire life, graduating from Fernandina Beach High School.  Through hard work and dedication, he earned his license as pilot boat operator and journeyman carpenter before he began working for Container.  

Wayne drafted and built the family home, becoming a source of pride and joy in his life. He worked for Rock-Tenn for over 30 years and retired in 2012. Wayne was an extremely hard worker and provider for his family. 

He is survived by his mother, Alberta Carter; his son and daughter-in-law, Jason and Shawna Carter; His granddaughters Rachel, Elizabeth, and Megan; His siblings Tommy, Gayle, Faye, and Michael.

Services will be held at Oxley-Heard Funeral Home at 10 A.M. Saturday, December 28, 2019 in the Burgess Chapel.

 His family will receive friends from 9 A.M. until the hour of service at the funeral home.

13 Condolences

  • Elaine Dixon Posted December 24, 2019 4:00 pm

    Jason I am sorry to hear about your Dad. Love and prayers to your family

  • Sharon Crews- Ransom Posted December 25, 2019 10:44 am

    Rest in peace cuz!

  • Chris and Michele williams Posted December 26, 2019 5:31 am

    Jason. Sorry for your loss, prayers and love are with you from my family and me.

  • Susie Jones Lawhorne Posted December 26, 2019 7:52 am

    So sorry to hear of Dennis’s passing. We lived down the street from the family while growing up, and Faye and I were best friends when we were little.

  • Becky Jones Mertz Posted December 26, 2019 10:43 am

    So sorry about Wayne’s passing. Praying for you all.

  • Becky Jones Mertz Posted December 26, 2019 10:44 am

    So sorry about Wayne’s passing. Praying for you all.

  • Barbara Lyle Posted December 26, 2019 3:30 pm

    So sorry to hear of Wayne’s passing. We all grew up together and I’m very saddened by this. Praying for Gods touch for peace in all the family

  • Kenny and Dale King Posted December 26, 2019 5:43 pm

    We are so sorry to hear of Wayne’s passing. Our prayers are with the family

  • Nick and Dale Deonas Posted December 26, 2019 7:23 pm

    I’m so sad to hear of Wayne’s passing. We all grew up together on south 5th street. Our prayers are for the family for comfort and peace.

  • Nick Deonas Posted December 26, 2019 7:23 pm

    I’m so sad to hear of Wayne’s passing. We all grew up together on south 5th street. Our prayers are for the family for comfort and peace.

  • Nick and Dale Deonas Posted December 26, 2019 7:24 pm

    I’m so sad to hear of Wayne’s passing. We all grew up together on south 5th street, prayers are for the family for comfort and peace.

  • Nick and Dale Posted December 26, 2019 7:25 pm

    I’m so sad to hear of Wayne’s passing. We all grew up together on south 5th street, prayers are for the family for comfort and peace.

  • Denyse Wilson Posted December 28, 2019 10:09 am

    My heart felt sympathy for this family. I did not know Dwayne personally however his sister Faye is a part of my heart for a very long time. May God’s Comfort surround you during this time and know that he is resting in his arms be blessed.

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