It is with regret that we announce the passing of Felix Lavern Carter, age 67, of Fayetteville, TN. A funeral service will be held at 2 PM on Sunday, December 19, 2021, at Lincoln Central Academy (formerly NGA) with Brian Carter and Bro. Anthony Booker officiating. Visitation with the family will be from 5 PM until 8 PM on Saturday, December 18, 2021, at Higgins Funeral Home.
Felix was born February 23, 1954, in Fayetteville, TN to the late Felix B. and Johnnie Mae Carter. Felix met the love of his life in 1975 while attending Tennessee State University. He was a manager at Copperweld and later operated his own auto detailing business. Felix was also a member of one of the first Leadership Lincoln classes. Felix had a larger-than-life personality. He loved sports, playing golf, fishing, music, his sons and grandsons, and he loved to talk. He passed away December 13, 2021, at Vanderbilt University Medical Center.
Survivors include his wife of 42 years, Cliftena Campbell Carter; sons, Byron (Crystal) Carter of Shelbyville, TN and Stacey Carter of Los Angeles, CA; grandsons, Bryce Carter and Cayus Carter; and a brother, Brian Carter of Fayetteville.
Higgins Funeral Home is honored to serve the family of Felix Lavern Carter.