LOUIS EDWARD CARTER
SUNDAY, OCTOBER 18, 2020, 4PM TO 8PM
MONDAY, OCTOBER 19, 2020
FAMILY HOUR: 11:00 AM SERVICE: 12:00 PM
HOWELL FUNERAL HOME CHAPEL
10220 GUILFORD ROAD
JESSUP, MD 20794
LIVE STREAM LINK TO THE MEMORIAL SERVICE:
MT ZION UNITED METHODIST CHURCH CEMETERY
3592 WHISKEY BOTTOM ROAD
MARYLAND CITY, MD 20724
Louis E. Carter age 67 of Laurel MD, departed this life at his home in Laurel MD, surrounded by his family on Sunday, October 11, 2020. Louis was born February 6, 1953 and the son of the late Daniel and Mildred Carter. Louis was married to the late Kelly M. Carter.
Louis Carter became one of Maryland football’s all-time greats. Louis Carter, a football star at Arundel High School and the University of Maryland, where he led the Terps in rushing from 1972-74. Carter also played four seasons in the NFL with Oakland and Tampa Bay. He was inducted into the Anne Arundel County Sports Hall of Fame in 1993 and the Maryland State Athletic Hall of Fame Class of 2016.
Louis touched the lives of so many and will be forever missed. He was a caring and loving person who enjoyed talking and telling stories to make you laugh. It only took one conversation with him and you became part of the family. Louis loved people and cherished the word “family”. He is survived by his two cherished children and grand-daughter, Kaila (Tajh) Thomas along with Reign of Owings Mills, and Daniel Carter of Laurel: sisters, Jeanette (Clarence) Walker, Mildred (Samuel) Smith, Jean Mundell, Harriet Harrison, Veronica (Melvin) Harnsberry: sister-in-law, Cecelia (Steven) Overby: brother-in-law, Stephen (Carol) Dargan: a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, and other relatives and friends.
Family and friends are invited to attend the viewing at Howell Funeral Home, 10220 Guilford Road, Jessup, MD, 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Sunday, October 18, 2020. Dealing with uncertainty during the Coronavirus Pandemic, if you plan to attend, the family of Louis Carter respectfully request that you wear face covering and practice social distancing at all times. While we greatly appreciate you taking time from your busy schedules to express condolences and share memories of the life of Louis, it is important that we do so safely.
The family hopes that you understand that due to COVID-19, the memorial services will be private to the family only on Monday, October 19, 2020 at the Howell Funeral Home. A Viewing will be held from 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m., the Service will follow from 12:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. The memorial service will streamed lived for your viewing at https://vimeo.com/event/378151/8cbb013e13. The interment will be immediately following the service at Mt. Zion UMC, 3592 Whiskey Bottom Road, Laurel, MD., 20724.
The family will host a Repast to reminisce, connect and celebrate the life of Louis at a later date in 2021.
Thank you all for your love and support during our time of need.
Your prayers, visits, calls, cards and other expressions of sympathy
are greatly appreciated.