DALZELL — Robert "Bob" Pittman Carter, age 87, beloved husband of the late Patricia Jean Yancey Carter, died on Friday, Dec. 1, 2023, at Doctors Hospital, Augusta, Georgia.
Mr. Carter was born in Chase City, Virginia, a son of the late Robert Edward Carter and Myrtle Gladys Andrews Boswell. He served in the U.S. Air Force from 1954 TO 1974, serving in the Korean and Vietnam wars, retiring as a senior master sergeant. He also worked at Westinghouse, FCX, Garnay and Power Clean. Bob was an avid deer hunter and fisherman and was a member of the Maxie Branch Hunt Club since 1991. He was also a member of the Christian Fellowship that would eat together several times per week and the Hillcrest Masonic Lodge 397.
Survivors are two daughters, Kimberly Jean Zilch and her husband, John, and Kelli Pollock and her husband, David, all of Dalzell; a brother, Marvin Carter and his wife, Shirley, of South Hill, Virginia; and a daughter-in-law, Michelle Austin Carter of Dalzell and Sherri Baker of Sumter. He was blessed with 13 grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife, and two sons, Keith Edward Carter and Kevin Robert Carter.
A funeral service will be held at noon on Tuesday at Dalzell Baptist Church with the Rev. Mark Barnette officiating. Burial with full military honors will follow at Evergreen Memorial Park cemetery.
The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. today at Bullock Funeral Home.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Burn Foundation of America, 3614 J. Dewey Gray Circle, Suite C, Augusta, GA 30909.
You may go to and sign the family’s guest book.
The family has chosen Bullock Funeral Home for the arrangements.