Harold Lee ‘Sonny’ Carter

Published 5:25 pm Sunday, April 5, 2015

Harold Lee ‘Sonny’ Carter

Mr. Harold Lee “Sonny” Carter, 80, of the Farmington community, died Friday, April 3, 2015, at Forsyth Medical Center in Winston-Salem.

He was born Dec. 17, 1934, in Davie County to the late Harry Lyerly and Lillian Joyce Allen Carter. Mr. Carter was retired from R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. He had been involved with horse shows and wagon trains.  He loved to perform and teach music and had been involved in numerous fiddlers’ conventions in several states.  Mr. Carter had played in bluegrass bands and enjoyed playing the guitar, banjo, mandolin, fiddle and bass.

Survivors: a son, Joe Thomas Carter (Donna) of Wyo; best friend of 45 years, Polly Lomax; and 2 grandchildren, Alan Thomas Carter and Elizabeth Rachel Carter.

A private graveside service was conducted in Farmington Community Cemetery with Pastor Ronnie Craddock officiating. The family received friends on Saturday, April 5, at Eaton Funeral Home in Mocksville.

Memorials: Mountain Valley Hospice, 688 N. Bridge St, Elkin, 28621.

Condolences: www.eatonfuneralservice.com.