Ralph Eugene Carter

October 1, 1948 ~ May 22, 2020 (age 71)


Ralph Eugene Carter, 71, of Gautier passed away peacefully on Friday, May 22, 2020 in Ocean Springs.  A native of Laurel, Mississippi, he earned a Bachelor of Science in Accounting and Finance from the University of Southern Mississippi.  Most recently, he served as Chief Financial Officer for Knight Abbey Printing in Biloxi.  His hobbies included tennis and gardening. 

He was preceded in death by his parents, George Stanley and Margaret Wilson Carter.  Ralph was a loving father, grandfather, and great grandfather.  He is survived by his wife, Joy Carter of Gautier; his daughter, Lara Jordan of St. Martin; and son, Dr. Brett Carter of Houston, Texas.  He also leaves behind 3 grandchildren, 2 great grandchildren, and his brother, Bobby Carter of Bay St. Louis. 

His family would like to thank the healthcare professionals at MD Anderson Cancer Center and Ocean Springs Hospital for the care and compassion shown to him during his illness. 

Due to the ongoing Covid 19 pandemic, there will be private family visitation held on Tuesday, May 26th at Riemann Family Funeral Home, 13872 Lemoyne Blvd., @ Washington Ave., West Jackson County.

There will be a family graveside service held where friends may view via the Live Stream on this website at 2:00 p.m., Tuesday, May 26th, where he will be laid to rest at Floral Hills Memorial Gardens in Gulfport. The link to the LIVE STREAM is just below this obituary.

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Committal Service


American Legion Service
May 26, 2020

2:00 PM
Floral Hills Memorial Gardens, Gulfport

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