James M. Carter, 36, of South Bend, Indiana entered into eternal rest on Wednesday, April 9, 2014. He was born to James Carter Sr. and Carol J. Slade (Fultz) in South Bend, Indiana on September 10, 1977.
James was a lifelong resident of South Bend and received his formal education through the South Bend Public School system. He continued his education with two years of college studying the Culinary Arts. Many of his hobbies included cooking, music and dancing, but his love was for his children, his best friend, “Mama” and spending time with other family members and his friends.
James leaves to cherish his memories his parents, Carol J. Slade-Fultz and James Carter Sr.; brother, Jabari (Maritza) Dockery Sr.; sister, Shaleta Carter; stepbrothers: Terrence Slade, Keenan Slade, Leslie Davis; stepfather, Claude Slade Jr.; grandmother: Louise Fultz; great-aunts: Christine Howard, Loucille Burnley Fultz: aunts: Louella Gary Fultz, Wanetta Reid Fultz, Benita Fultz, Laura McKnight, Virginia Tilly, Ruby Patton, Virga Carter, Betty (Samuel) Kariuki; uncles: Charles Carter, Sylvester Fultz, Herman Fultz, Alford Fultz, Edward Fultz, Robert Slade; nieces and nephews: Nigeria Carter, Jabari Dockery Jr., Jaylen Dockery, Katia Dockery, Justice Dockery and Jhordyn Dockery.
James was preceded in death by his aunt, Linda Kaye Jones Fultz; and an uncle, Larry L. Fultz; paternal grandparents, Ruby and Andrew Carter; maternal grandfather, Willie Brown; along with five uncles.
Funeral services for James M. Carter will be held on Tuesday, April 15, 2014 in Clark-O’Neal Funeral Home, 2702 Lincoln Way West. Visitation will begin at 11:00 a.m. and funeral service at 12:00 Noon.