EDEN James William Carter, age 86 of 1113 Center Church Road, Eden passed away on Sunday morning December 30, 2012 at Morehead Memorial Hospital. A funeral service will be held 2 p.m. Thursday January 3 at Fair Funeral Home Chapel with burial to follow at Roselawn Memorial Gardens.
Mr. Carter was born July 22, 1926 in the Leaksville section of Eden to the late Luther and Jesse Mae Rakestraw Carter. He was a US Navy Veteran. James was the former Branch Manager for the Leaksville Bank & Trust in Leaksville and Draper section and later became the Vice President of the local Southern National Bank. He served on the local board of directors for BB&T, past President of the Eden Rotary, board of directors for Morehead Memorial Hospital, board of directors of the Salvation Army and was a lifelong member of First Christian Church Disciples of Christ , where was a Elder and Deacon, and board of directors on the Christian Mens Fellowship.
Surviving are his wife, Marjorie B. Carter of the home; daughter, Sibyl Carter of Eden; grandson, James Marcus Nelson and wife Misty of Eden;
step-grandson Daniel Koontz;step great grandchildren, Faith and Jessicka and sister, Sibyl Sutliff of Eden.
Family will receive friends on Wednesday evening from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. at Fair Funeral Home and other times at the home.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Salvation Army, 314 Morgan Road , Eden, NC 27288.
Online condolences may be made to the family at www.fairfuneralhome.com