Danny ” Big Dan” Ray Carter

October 26, 1955 - March 3, 2010
Danny ” Big Dan” Ray Carter

“Big Dan”

Danny Ray Carter, 54, of Wilmington died Wednesday morning March 3, 2010 at his home after a brief, but severe illness.

Big Dan was born in Wilmington October 26, 1955 the son on the late Roy and Vivian Hill Carter. He was in the Automobile business for many years in Wilmington and was known as “Big Dan the car man”.

Surviving are his wife Nancy Clark Carter and precious daughter Kelsey, sister Judy Sullivan and husband Harry of Holden Beach, brother Donald Carter and wife Elaine of Wilmington.

Memorial service will be 11:00 A.M Friday, March 5, 2010 in the chapel of First Baptist Church, 411 Market Street. The Reverend Dr. D. Hawkins will officiate the service.

The family would like to thank the staff of Lower Cape Fear Hospice for all the love and support given the family and the care given to Big Dan.

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  • March 03, 2010
    Kelly Best Mathis says:
    My thoughts and prayers go out all of Dannies family and friends. May God comfort you in this time of grief. Its been years since Ive seen Dan. He had been good friends with my brother Mike and my sister Randy. God Bless.

  • March 03, 2010
    Emery & Phyllis Potter says:
    Danny has been our Friend for 43 years.With many GREAT memories we will miss him. GOD BLESS YOU,REST IN PEACE MY FRIEND.

  • March 04, 2010
    Debbie Johnston says:
    Aunt Judy and Family, I am very sorry to hear about Danny. I was not aware that he was ill. Please know that my thoughts and prayers are with you guys... and Danny will always be remembered by me for his laugh and smiles. God Bless you.

  • March 04, 2010
    Helen & Jimmy Hollingsworth says:
    Danny you have been our friend and brother through this life. We have laughed and cried through good and bad times. We can't belive you have gone, but you know you are loved and missed. Save us a seat. Love Helen & Jimmy

  • March 04, 2010
    Tee (Watts) Ivey says:
    I was so shocked to hear that you have passed on to another life. We have had so many good times throughout our long friendship. Your smiles and hugs were one of a kind that can never be replaced. I will surely miss them, along with you. You will not be forgotten.