August 6, 2023, 86, Goldsboro —
Eugene Howard Carter, Sr., 86, passed away on Sunday, August 6, 2023, at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Born in Adel, Georgia on August 27, 1936, he was the son of the late Marcus William and Roberta Cannon Carter.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a son, John P. Carter, and siblings, Lenora, Mildred, and Raymond.
Eugene is survived by his wife of 64 years, Maria J. Carter; children, Rhonda Carol Hutto, Eugene H. Carter, II, and Marie Jernigan and husband, Chet Jernigan; daughter-in-law, Sofie Carter; grandchildren, Lyle Carter, Jessica Thomas, and Marissa Hutto; great-grandchildren, Claire Thomas and Ava Thomas; siblings, Patricia Carter, Bonita Sellars, and Brinson Carter; and several nieces and nephews.
Eugene proudly served his country in the United States Air Force, retiring after 20 years of dedicated service. He will be remembered as a proud American Patriot.
Eugene was a hardworking and dedicated family man. His main priority was providing for his beloved family. Eugene was an avid outdoorsman. He relished in time spent out in nature, especially if it involved saltwater fishing.
A graveside service with military honors will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Friday, August 11, 2023, at Evergreen Memorial Cemetery with Chaplain Steven Gay officiating. The family will receive friends following the service at the cemetery.
Flowers are welcome or memorials may be directed to
Kitty Askins Hospice Center
107 Handley Park Court
Goldsboro, NC 27534
Arrangements have been entrusted to Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service.
Online condolences may be expressed at www.seymourfuneralhome.com.