Doyle Carter, 81, of Shelbyville

Doyle Carter, 81, of Shelbyville, passed away Sunday, September 5, 2021, in Nacogdoches.

Graveside services will be planned at a later date. 

Born December 8, 1939, in Shelby County, Doyle is the son of Jim Arthur Carter and Audrey Johnson Carter. He taught as an Ag teacher at just about every school in Shelby County, and retired after teaching over 45 years in total from Center ISD. During his spare time, he enjoyed farming.  

He is survived by his children, Matt Arthur Carter of Shelbyville, Jay Pickens Carter and wife Courtney of Nacogdoches; nephews, Ronnie Wilkins, Dan Wilkins, and Bob Wilkins; sister and brother in laws, Sandra Sherman, and Ben Kiker.

He is preceded in death by his wife, Harriet Sue Kiker Carter; parents, Jim Arthur Carter and Audrey Johnson Carter; and sister, Johnnie Wilkins.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to

Online condolences & tributes can be sent at

The Light and Champion

137 San Augustine St.
Center TX 75935