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Cecil Wayne Carter


Lewis & Gillum Funeral Homes

202 Maple Ave., Oak Hill, Ohio 45656


(p) 740-682-6696


Cecil Wayne Carter, age 88, of Oak Hill, passed away on Wednesday, August 2, 2023, at Ohio State University Hospital in Columbus. He was born August 3, 1934, in Pyro, to the late Floyd and Golda (Reed) Carter.

He is survived by his wife of 67 years, Shirley (Bail) Carter, whom he married in 1955; his only son, Jason Carter, of Chillicothe; one granddaughter, Savannah Carter, of Hilliard, Ohio; two brothers, Melvin (Wilmena) Carter, of Thurman, Ohio, and Alan (Faye) Carter, of Oak Hill; and sister-in-law, Charlotte Carter, of Oak Hill.

In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his siblings, Gerald, Forest, Merle, Rosemary and Betty.

Cecil graduated from Oak Hill High School in 1953. He was a veteran of the United States Army. He attended Andrew Barber College in Columbus and was a barber in Oak Hill for 20 years. He retired from Plibrico in Firebrick, Ohio. He was a member of the Trinity Wesleyan Church in Oak Hill.

Visitation will be held Sunday, August 6, 2023, from 12-2 PM at the Lewis & Gillum Funeral Home in Oak Hill. Funeral services will immediately follow at 2:00 with Pastor Dave Staiger officiating. Burial will follow in C.M. Cemetery with military honors. Online condolences may be sent to

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