December 2, 2001
CHARLES PRESTON CARTER SR.
Charles Preston Carter Sr. of Newport News passed away peacefully on Thursday, Nov. 29, 2001.
He was born on June 28, 1921, in Cooleemee, N.C., to the late Burt and Valley Carter. He was a member of the U.S. Navy for 12 years and received an honorable discharge. He was preceded in death by his son, Kevin Carter, and his grandson, Charles R. Carter.
He is survived by his wife of 55 years, Maggie B. Carter; son, Charles P. Carter Jr. and his wife, Deborah Carter, of Newport News; granddaughters, Shanda Anthony of Newark, N.J., and Amber Carter of Newport News; and sister, Ethel Payne of Cooleemee, N.C.
He was a member of Faith Baptist Church of Newport News until he became ill and was no longer able to attend. His special interest was playing his guitar and piano.
A funeral service will be conducted at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 5, at the Franklin Funeral Home Chapel, Newport News. Burial will be in Oakland Cemetery, Newport News.