John Carter III

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John Fleming Carter III, 62, of Wilmington, passed away on July 7, 2014.
John was born on April 18, 1952, in Jacksonville. He was the son of John Fleming Carter Jr. and Janie Jackson Carter, who predeceased him.
John graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill with an AB degree in 1974, and a JD in 1977. He was a practicing attorney with Jackson, Mills, and Carter in Wilmington from 1977-1982, and from 1991-present. In addition, he was the chief operating officer at Povia-Ballentine Corporation in Ft. Myers, Florida, from 1982-1991.
For many years John was an active member of St. Paul's Episcopal Church, where he was a member of the vestry and has held the position of senior warden. John also completed the theological education for ministry program under the leadership of deacon, Andy Atkinson.
John was a diehard Tarheel fan who was known for his great sense of humor and laugh. He was loved and will be missed by many.
Survivors include daughters, Katherine Carter Fiddelaar and husband Stefan of Ermelo, The Netherlands, Rachel Jackson Carter of Wilmington; brother, Michael S. Carter and wife Sharon, of Jacksonville; and sisters, Nancy Carter Love and husband Bill, of Greensboro, and Jan Carter Liquori and husband Michael of Jacksonville; along with nieces, Jennifer Houston (Jason) and Sara Liquori; and nephews, Carter Love (Sarah), Richard Carter, and Matthew Liquori.
A memorial service will be held at 10:30 a.m. Monday, July 14 at St Paul's Episcopal Church, 16 North 16th Street, Wilmington, NC. The family will receive friends in the church parish hall following the service. Officiating will be the Reverend Deacon Andy Atkinson, assisted by the Rev. Dena Bearl.
In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts may be made to Lower Cape Fear Hospice, 1414 Physicians Drive, Wilmington, NC, 28401.
Condolences to the family at andrewsmortuary.com.
Published in Jacksonville Daily News from July 11 to July 12, 2014
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