Vandy B. McCarter Jr.

July 21, 1939 ~ January 15, 2024 (age 84) 84 Years Old

Vandy McCarter Jr. Obituary

Vandy Bill McCarter Jr. was born to the late Vandy Bill McCarter Sr. and Florence "Daisy" McCarter on July 21, 1939 in Elmore, Alabama.

​Vandy departed this life on Monday, January 15, 2024 in Joliet, Illinois.

Vandy was preceded in death by his four sons, Patrick Young, Joe Givens, Clint Young and Vandy McCarter III; two daughters, Phelisha Givens and Sylvia Young; two sisters, Sadie M. Wilson and Lizzie Powell; thee brothers, Willie Lee McCarter, Andrew McCarter Sr. and Osie Amos McCarter.

​Vandy leaves to cherish his memories; ten daughters, Loretta (Gregory) Jones (Illinois), Jeanette Scott (Alabama), Brittney Sims (Mississippi), Cordelia Saunders (Illinois), Oweda McCarter (Illinois), Chenae McCarter (Tennessee), Diane (Ike) Bass (Illinois), Mildred Young (Colorado), Theresa Starks (Illinois), and Crystal Starks (New York); seven sons, Lorenzo McCarter (Alabama), Victor McCarter (Illinois), Victor Saunders (Illinois), Anthony Young (Illinois), M.L. Starks (Illinois), William Starks (Illinois) and Timothy Starks (Illinois); one brother, Willie James (Shirley) McCarter (Montgomery, AL); two sisters, Emma Hollimon (Montgomery, AL) and Florence (Karl) Bailey (Michigan) and sister-in-law, Gladys McCarter. He also leaves a long time companion, Jeanie Starks (Illinois); a host of grandchildren, great grandchildren, great-great grandchildren; a host of nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends.

Interment will be held Saturday- January 27, 2024 at:

Wesley Memorial Cemetery

Wetumpka, Alabama

Services in Alabama will be entrusted to;

Ross-Clayton Funeral Home, Inc,

1412 Adams Avenue

Montgomery, AL 36104

(334) 262-3889



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January 23, 2024

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