Luther F. Harter, 60, passed away on Tuesday, November 20, 2018.

A native and lifelong resident of Wayne County, Luther was born on June 29, 1958 to the late Thomas and Mazell Landon Harter. He was a 1976 Graduate of Wayne County High School and worked for Wayne State Correctional Institution for many years before taking a position with FCI Jesup when it opened in Jesup. Luther was an avid outdoorsman who loved hunting and fishing, a passion which he proudly handed down to his three sons.

In addition to his parents, his brother, Danny Harter and his beloved black lab, Lucky, preceded him in death.

Survivors include his wife, Mary Daniel Harter; three sons, Justin Daniel Harter, Brennan Thomas Harter and wife, Shelli and Benjamin Pearce Harter all of Odum; two grandchildren, Kye Daniel Harter and Hoke Douglas Harter and a sister, Deborah Bacon and husband, Mike of Waycross. Numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and extended family members also survive.

Visitation will be from 6:00 until 9:00 p.m. on Friday, November 23, 2018 at Howard & Jones Funeral Home in Jesup.

Private graveside services will be held in Odum City Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Alfred Holland, Heith Wynn, Billy Murtha, Jamie Hodge, Hughie Sellers and Mickey Harter.