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 09, 2015
    Don and Kay Evans says:
    Jeanne and family, with sincere sympathy and many prayers that God will give you his help, his strength , and his hope during this time of sorrow.

  • February 09, 2015
    Adam Jennings says:
    So sorry for your loss. Thoughts and prayers with you and your family during these hard times.

  • February 09, 2015
    Lorna Schley says:
    Jeanne, I am so sorry to hear of your tremendous loss. You are in my thoughts.

  • February 09, 2015
    John Mallard, Jr. says:
    Joe was a dear friend to our family and will be deeply missed. I know he meant an awful lot to my father and I know they have many, many fond memories together. Joe was a good man and he treated me like I was his own. Heaven got a good one. Our deepest sympathy, John Mallard, Jr. & Family

  • February 09, 2015
    Ron & Lula Nance says:
    Jeanne, Stan & family, Our hearts and prayers are with you during this time. Joe will truly be missed.