Robert Jackson Carter, age 69, of Wilmington, died on Thursday, November 28, 2013 at New Hanover Regional Medical Center.
“Jackie” was born on October 7, 1944 in New Hanover County to the late Robert Dexter and Elyse Horne Carter. He was an avid fisherman who loved spending time with his children and grandchildren, who affectionately called him “Pop Pop”.
Surviving are his loving wife of 34 years, Deborah Atkinson Carter; sons, Keith Carter, Steve Carter and wife Anna, Bert Hatchell and wife Ashley; daughter, Julie Meek and husband Steve; brother, David Carter; sisters, Cathy Sellers and husband Jimmy and Lynn Padgett; niece, Andrea Padgett; and grandchildren, Drew, Steven, Sadie, Scout and Alex.
The family will be receiving friends from 3-5 p.m. on Sunday, December 1, 2013 for a celebration of his life at the home of Deborah Carter, 4113 Masonboro Loop Road, Wilmington.
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Wilmington Funeral & Cremation, 1535 S. 41st Street, Wilmington, NC 28403. 910.791.9099