Benny Clifford Carter

July 3, 1927 - December 31, 2009
Benny Clifford Carter

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Benny Clifford Carter of Hendersonville, NC, died Wednesday, December 30, 2009 at home in the loving arms of his family. Born July 3, 1927 in Lundale, West Virginia, he was the son of the late Henry and Gladys Carter.

Following his enlistment with the US Marine Corps, Ben made his home in New Bern and Morehead City, NC, as a self-employed electrical contractor for over 50 years. In 2005, he and his wife, Lois Carter, moved to Hendersonville to enjoy the mountains of North Carolina.

Ben is survived by his wife, Lois Carter; daughter, Celeste Carter Kenney and her husband, Roger, of Cary, NC; son, Tim Carter and his wife, Angie, of Louisburg, NC; son, Brian Carter of New Bern, NC; son, Donald Carter and his wife, Lisa, of Newport, NC; and daughter, Dawn Clow of Havelock, NC; stepson, Richard Beacham and wife, Rose, of Laurel, MD; sister, Sue Blankenship of Mann, WV; eleven grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and eleven nieces and nephews.


Sunday, January 3, 2010
12:00 AM

Gethsemane Memorial Park - Directions
2112 Arendell Street
Morehead City, NC 28557


Saturday, January 2, 2010
12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Munden Funeral Home - Directions
2112 Arendell Street
Morehead City, NC 28557

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  • January 01, 2010
    Cheryl Kinkle says:
    Lois, Don and family, Our prayers are with you at this sad time. I will always remember your visit to the Kitchen Thanksgiving weekend and Ben's story about the bear. We shared some treasured smiles that day. Please know Mom and I are thinking about you. Love, Cheryl & Emma

  • January 02, 2010
    Ginger Hardison Newcomb says:
    Celeste and family My condolences to you and your family. Know that I have you in my prayers and that God will give you comfort through this difficult time Ginger

  • January 02, 2010
    pat wagi says:
    Dear Lois and Family. We know where Ben is now,he fought a long battle,but won the race,ans is safe in the arms of the Lord. My thoughts and prayers are with each one of you. Pat Wagi

  • January 02, 2010
    lee faulkner says:
    Lois and family,so sorry for your loss,Ben was a good man and always a friend! He will surely be missed!! I owe him alot, he took a chance on me when no one else would,with that I will always be in his debt!! he's playing 8 ball with pop now!! Your whole family are in our prayers

  • February 25, 2010
    Crystal Rose says:
    I love you grandaddy and I miss you more than words could ever explain. I cant wait to be with you again.