He served in the United States Air Force.
Frank married Helen Fuller on Oct. 18, 1959, in Oxford, Miss.
Survivors include his wife, Helen Carter, of Kennett; two sons, Frank P. Carter III and wife, Tina, of Kennett, and David L. Carter and wife, Holly, of Nashville, Tenn.; one daughter, Nora Joanne Waddell and husband, Keith, of Kennett; six grandchildren, Frank P. Carter IV, Suzanne Carter, Jacob Waddell, Leigh Erin Waddell, David Lee Carter II and Fox Pierce Carter; one sister, Jeanne Winkler, of Kennett, and other relatives and many, many friends.
He was preceded in death by one brother, Jerry Joe Carter and a sister, Martha O'Neil.
Visitation will be from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 22, at the McDaniel Funeral Home in Kennett.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 22, at the McDaniel Funeral Home Chapel in Kennett with Revs. Bud Evans and Jason Bowen officiating.
Burial will follow in the Oak Ridge Cemetery at Kennett.