Elbert Carter, age 94 of Carthage and formerly of Wendell passed away Sunday (October 30, 2016) at Peak Resource Pinelake in Carthage.

Funeral services will be 11:00 am Thursday at Fry & Prickett Funeral Home in Carthage conducted by The Rev. Rick Martindale . A graveside service with military graveside rites will be held at 2:00 pm at Hephzibah Baptist Church Cemetery in Wendell.

A native of Wake County he was a son of the late Ed Carl Carter and Lottie Young Carter. Elbert was WWII veteran of the US Navy and was a retired automobile mechanic. He was preceded in death by his wife Violet King Carter.

His only survivors are friends and neighbors and his church family at First Presbyterian Church in Carthage.

Fry & Prickett Funeral Home is assisting in the services for Mr. Carter.

Condolences may be made at: PinesFunerals.com

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  1. We deeply appreciate the sacrifices Mr Carter made as a Sailor during WWII and as a law enforcement officer during the 1950s. He was a strong Christian and American patriot. Our family enjoyed getting to know him during occasional Sunday visits and the Th

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