Charles Monroe “Joe” Carter

September 7, 1943 - February 5, 2015
Charles Monroe “Joe” Carter

Charles Monroe “Joe” Carter of Wilmington passed away Thursday, February 5, 2015.

Joe was born in Wilmington, NC on September 7, 1943 the eldest son of Charles Stanace Carter and Ida Pearl Evans Carter who preceded him in death.

Joe was a member of St. Mark Catholic Church. Joe was a 32nd Degree, Master Mason and member of St. John’s Lodge #1 A.F. & A.M., Wilmington Scottish Rite Masonic Bodies, Sudan Shriners in New Bern, NC, Sudan Shrine Drum and Bugle Corps, and the Arab Shrine Club.

Joe is survived by his wife, Jeanne; two sons, Stanace and wife Pamela, and Michael and wife Karen; two grandchildren Carly and Owen; one daughter, Lynn; one brother, Ralph and wife Teresa; two sisters, Donna Carter and Janet Hooks and husband Ken; seven nephews, Billy, Shain, Greg, Pete, Evan, Crandale, and Baysden; and his special English Bull Dog “Ali Bea”.

A memorial Celebration of Life ceremony will begin at 5 pm Monday, February 9, 2015 at Wilmington Funeral Chapel followed by a time of visitation for family and friends.

In lieu of flowers, please consider making a memorial donation in Joe’s name to the Shriners Hospitals for Children or St. Jude Children’s Hospital.

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Wilmington Funeral & Cremation, 1535 S. 41st Street, Wilmington, NC 28403 910.791.9099


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  • February 10, 2015
    Colleen Heck says:
    Dear Jeanne, So sorry to hear of Joe's passing. Be brave dear sister.... the Lord holds you and yours in the palm of His mighty hand. In sympathy, Colleen Heck Bible Study Fellowship 910-777-9338

  • February 08, 2015
    Jim Brandt says:
    Sr. Deacon at St. Johns' Lodge #1

  • February 13, 2015
    Sarah Peay Lyon says:
    So sorry for your loss; Joe was always a friend full of love and laughter. May you find comfort in the memories that you carry in your heart.

  • February 13, 2015
    Gail F. Lee says:
    Jennie, so sorry to hear of the loss of Joe. I will always remember the good times that we shared. Keeping you in my prayers and thoughts.

  • February 08, 2015
    Erik Gray says:
    Rest now my brother, in the house not made with hands, eternal in the heavens.