Carl Junior Tarter, age 82, of Nancy, Kentucky, passed away on Thursday, June 8, 2017 at Lake Cumberland Regional Hospital.

He was born on January 5, 1935 in Somerset, Kentucky, son of the late Bernard and Myrtle Tarter.

Carl was a farmer and liked hunting, fishing, UK Basketball and spending time with his great-grandchildren. He was of the Baptist faith.

He is survived by a son; Kevin Tarter, grandchildren; Sarah Jones, James Carl Jones and Jordan Roy Jones, great-grandchildren; Frances Grace James, Christopher Clay James, Crayson Tucker Vaught, Shelby Taylor, Weston Chase Jones, Corbin Lane Jones, Natalee Jones, Katlynn Jones and Lucas Jones, and a family friend; Vicki Sims.

He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife; Maggie Lou Tarter, daughter; Gerry Jones, brothers; Edward Tarter and Dewell Tarter, sisters; Margie Halcomb, Creola Simpson, Rova Molden and Angie Wilson.

Visitation will be on Sunday, June 11, 2017 after 5:00 P.M. in the Chapel of Southern Oaks Funeral Home.

Funeral Services will be held on Monday, June 12, 2017 at 11:00 A.M. in the Chapel of Southern Oaks Funeral Home with Bro. Rick Lawson officiating.

Burial will follow in Southern Oaks Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers contributions can be made to the American Cancer Society.

Southern Oaks Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.