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Douglas Ross Carter

January 8, 1940 — August 6, 2022


Douglas Ross Carter

Douglas Ross Carter, age 82, of Troy, passed away on August 6, 2022 at Autumn Care.

Douglas was born on January 8, 1940 in Scotland County to James Wallace and Letha Long Carter.  He graduated from Gardner-Webb University and was a member of the Sons of Confederate Veterans Colonel John B. Palmer Camp #1946, an Amateur Ham Radio operator and an avid gold prospector.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife Virginia Davis Carter, and brothers Jimmy Carter and William Carter.

He is survived by his sons Fred Carter (Roxanne) of Apex, Kevin Carter of Troy; daughter Kathy Hillard of Troy.  Grandchildren Nicole Hillard, Anna Carter, Dillion Hillard, Kasey Carter, and Rachel Carter; great grandchildren Raeanna Parsons and Sara Hillard.

A graveside service will be held on Tuesday, August 9, 2022 at Biscoe Cemetery at 11:00 AM.

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The Carter family is being served by Phillips Funeral Home in Star.

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Tuesday, August 9, 2022

11:00am - 12:00 pm (Eastern time)

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