Dan Carter was born in Athens, Texas on June 30, 1946. He graduated from Canton High School in 1964, and married Linda Jean Daggett of Fort Worth, Texas in 1966. Jeannie passed away September 2012.
Dan was the first graduate of Brown Trail School of Preaching in 1967, and has been preaching full-time since then. Dan has held many gospel meetings in the brotherhood, been a speaker at several brotherhood lectureships, and was a national and international radio speaker for 25 years while he preached for the San Pedro church of Christ in San Antonio, Texas. Additionally, Dan is a frequent after-dinner speaker. Dan has been with the church in Killeen since November of 1997.