Barry Carter was baptized into Christ in July of 1974, and married Lori 1987. They have two children, Megan and Jay. Barry started working for Publix Supermarkets in 1985. He served as a deacon at the Central church of Christ in Haines City, Florida from 1991 to 2001. They then moved to Barnesville, GA, where Barry served as an elder at the Barnesville church of Christ from 2003 to 2015. Since that time, they have lived in the Columbus region.