Arthur Nelson Carty

November 20, 1932 - January 31, 2009
Arthur Nelson Carty

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A. Nelson Carty, 76, of Carolina Beach passed away January 31, 2009 at New Hanover Regional Medical Center.

He was preceded in death by his parents Taft and Gladys Carty, his brothers Thomas B. Carty, Roscoe Carty and Darrel Carty.

Nelson is survived by his wife of 53 years Helga Carty of the home, daughter Vickie Carty Hubbs, sons Larry Thomas Carty and wife Donna, Johnny Reinhard Carty and wife Debbie, grandchildren Angela Hubbs Moore and husband Colin, Nick Carty and wife Mary, Noah Hubbs, Shawn Carty, Jennifer Carty and Robert Carty, and the newest addition to the family, great grandson Jackson Moore, brother Harry Carty and wife Margaret of McClure, VA, many nieces and nephews.

Nelson retired from the US Air Force in 1975. He was a Vietnam Veteran.

Funeral service will be 1:00 PM, Tuesday, February 3, 2009 at St. Paul’s United Methodist Church, Carolina Beach. Burial will be in Federal Point Cemetery, Carolina Beach.

In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to Lower Cape Fear Hospice, 2222 S 17th Street, Wilmington, NC 28401

Online condolences may be sent to

Wilmington Burial and Cremation Service, 1535 S 41st Street, Wilmington, NC 28403 910.791.9099

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  • February 03, 2009
    Harry, Margaret, Tim, and Brayden says:
    Our thoughts and prayers are with you doing this time. You will never know how much Nelson meant to us. He was so good to call and check on Dad and was so kind to all of use. He is still remembered up here by the old timers for his days playing baseball.