Garon Carter

Westminster – Garon Jacob Carter, 20, passed away March 18, 2020 at Prisma Health – Oconee Memorial Hospital.

Born in Rutherford County, Murfreesboro, TN, he was the son of Gary Phillip Carter and Sharon Rebecca Smith. Garon went to West Oak High School and Eagle Ridge High School. He had a love for music, playing the guitar, fishing, camping and was an all-around sportsman.

In addition to his parents, Garon is survived by his son, Liam Jacob Carter; mother of Liam and friend, Haylee Burrell; siblings, Nikki Carter (Joseph Wilson), Brent Frederick, Jessi Carter, Jared Frederick, and Harley Frederick; grandparents, JT and Betty J. Carter of Anderson, SC, Jack Smith of Westminster, SC; and numerous loved aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, and cousins.  

Garon is preceded in death by aunt, Beth Brown, and grandmother Vada Smith.

A Celebration of Life will be held at 2:00 pm, Saturday, March 21, 2020 at the Chapel of Sandifer Funeral Home. The family will receive friends following the service. Garon’s family will also celebrate his life at a later date for those unable to attend.  

The family is at their respective homes. Flowers are accepted or memorials may be made in memory of Garon to Blue Ridge Bank in Walhalla for his son Liam. Condolences may be expressed online by visiting