Wade Kent Carter, 82, formerly of New London, passed away Saturday, July 15, 2017 in Trinity Place. His memorial service will be held at 2 PM Tuesday, July 18, 2017 in the Stanly Funeral Home Chapel. The family will receive friends immediately following the service at Stanly Funeral and Cremation Care, of Albemarle.
Born February 22, 1935 in Stanly County, NC, he was the son of the late Charlie Allen Carter and Mattie Opal Kimrey Carter. He was a retired truck driver with Pepsi Cola. He enjoyed baseball, hunting, visiting with friends and going to farmers markets, but most of all he loved life.
Mr. Carter was preceded in death by his wife Janette Andrews Carter. Survivors include Sylvia Faulk, his special friend and campanion for more than 8 years, his daughter Susan Minerva Carter Robertson and spouse Julie P. Robertson of Charlotte, brother Clifton Carter of New London and sister Judy Swaringen of New London. He was preceded in death by siblings Carrie Louise Carter Faulkner, Charlie Allen Carter Jr., and James Howard Carter.