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Ray Harold Carter

September 15, 1940 ~ January 6, 2024 (age 83) 83 Years Old

Ray Carter Obituary

Ray H Carter, 83, of St. Pauls, NC passed away on Saturday, January 6, 2024, at Woodlands Nursing & Rehabilitation Center.

Ray was born in Wilson NC to the late Rowena Sawyer and Fred Carter on September 15, 1940. He moved to Fayetteville NC at a young age where he attended school and graduated from EE Smith High School, class of 1958. He worked for many years as a Supply Specialist and Housing Inspector at Pope Air Force Base.

In 1999, Ray married Donna Brooks, and they moved to Saint Pauls, North Carolina, where they had a pond so he could enjoy one of his favorite pastimes, fishing. Besides fishing, Ray enjoyed traveling, spending time with relatives and friends and tinkering with his cars, especially his Mustangs.

Ray leaves behind to cherish his memories his wife, Donna Brooks of Saint Pauls North Carolina; his daughters, Stephanie Davis (Julius) of Hope Mills, NC, Miranda Carter of Fayetteville, NC, Deonca Oliver of Charlotte, NC, Myshea Brown of Charlotte, NC, Crystal Bullis (Joshua) of Charlotte, NC, and Alexandrea Hairston of Weehawken, NJ; his sons, Stacy Cole (Tina) of High Point, NC, and Derrick Brooks (Janel) of Stafford, VA; his sisters, Margret Singleton, (Charles) of Clarksburg, WV, and Gwendolyn Carter of Fayetteville, NC and sisters-in-laws, Pearl McCarthy of Wilson, NC, and Dietra Carter of Fayetteville, NC; 16 grandchildren, 11 great grandchildren, numerous nieces and nephews, and a host of other relatives and many friends.

A visitation will be held on Tuesday, January 16 from 6 till 8 PM at Rogers and Breece. A funeral service will be held at 12:30 PM on Wednesday, January 17 at Rogers and Breece with Bishop Fredrick Hendley officiating. Burial will follow service at Sandhills State Veterans Cemetery. After the services, a repass will be held at the VFW Post 670. 3928 Doc Bennett Road, Fayetteville, NC.


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January 16, 2024

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Rogers and Breece Funeral Home
500 Ramsey Street
Fayetteville, NC 28301

Funeral Service
January 17, 2024

12:30 PM
Rogers and Breece Chapel
500 Ramsey St.
Fayetteville, NC 28301


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