Charles “Charlie” Carter, age 77, passed away peacefully on Thursday, June 24, 2021, at First Health Hospice in Moore County surrounded by his family.
He was born in Cumberland County on January 17, 1944 to the late Joseph W. Carter, Sr. and Annie Underwood Carter. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother Joseph W. Carter, Jr.; a sister Jackie Carter Coughenhour and a set of twin boys, William Shane and Joseph Blane. Charlie was a NC State Highway Patrolman for 15 years and ended his career in law enforcement investigating real estate fraud for the NC Real Estate Commission. He was recognized as Investigator of the Year in 1994.
Charlie is survived by his wife of 46 years, Janet Johnson Carter; daughters Shannon Hall (Stacey) of Sanford, Lauren Bass of Sanford, Teresa “Terri” Hayter (David) of Fayetteville; son Charles “Kevin” Carter (Emily) of Charleston, SC; brother Thomas “Tommy” Carter of Wake Forest; grandchildren Tyler Charles Hall, Savanah Grace Hall, Addisyn Olivia Bass, Caroline Carter, John Robert Carter, Eric Michael Kane and Jordan Lee Brooks and ten great-grandchildren.
The family will receive friends on Tuesday, June 29, 2021 from 2:00 PM until 3:00 PM at Bridges-Cameron Funeral Home. A celebration of life will follow in the chapel at 3:00 PM with Pastor Charlie Hickman officiating.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Bridges-Cameron Funeral Home to assist with funeral expenses.
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