James Robert Carter Jr., 89, passed away on July 31, 2019 in Pineville, NC.
James was born on December 4, 1929 to the late Robert and Anna Carter in Roanoke, VA. Along with his parents, he is preceded in death by his sister Martha Levell and nephew Buddy Levell.
He is survived by his wife of 63 years, Doris Carter, children Julie Shouse (Gary) and Scott Carter (Angela), grandchildren Matt Carter, Ryan Carter and Elizabeth Carter, and niece Ann Junod.
James was a loving husband, father and grandfather. He was an avid reader and loved to garden. James volunteered to serve his country by enlisting in the United States Army. He decided to forgo completing college to serve during the Korean War. He loved his family and will be greatly missed.
The family will hold a memorial service on Saturday August 3, 2019 at 2pm at The Manor in Pineville, NC. In lieu of flowers, charitable donations can be made to American Diabetes Association, American Heart Association and St. Jude Research.