E. Beale Carter Jr.

Published 4:05 pm Thursday, July 21, 2016

NEWSOMS — E. Beale Carter Jr., 86, passed away on July 20, 2016, at his home in Newsoms with his family at his bedside. Beale was born in Roanoke Rapids, North Carolina, on Sept. 28, 1929, a son of the late Etheldred Beale Carter Sr. and Anna Vries Carter. He was also predeceased by his wife of 57 years, Martha Robinson Carter.

E. Beale Carter Jr.

E. Beale Carter Jr.

Left to cherish his memory are one daughter, Anna Elizabeth Carter; and three sons, E. Beale Carter III, Prince Robinson Carter and John Barham Carter; two grandchildren, Jonathan Beale Carter and Forrest James Carter; and one brother, Stuart Vries Carter, and his wife, Karen.

Beale was a 1946 graduate of Newsoms High School and was a 1950 graduate of VPI. He received an MBA from the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill in 1952, and was a 1960 graduate of the University of Richmond, TC Williams School of Law. Beale practiced law for over 54 years.

He was a member of the Newsoms Ruritan Club for over 50 years, a former member of the Southampton Memorial Hospital Board of Directors, and was a 60-year Mason.

He was a founding member of Newsoms Hunt Club, and was an active member of Newsoms United Methodist Church.

The graveside funeral will be at 6 p.m. on Sunday, July 24, in Hollywood Cemetery, Newsoms, with the Rev. Ian Hackmann and the Rev. Kenneth Williams officiating.

The family will receive friends at the residence. and suggests in lieu of flowers that memorial donations be made to the Newsoms United Methodist Church Trust Fund or a favorite charity.