Edwin Junior Carte, 83, a resident of Moatsville, passed away Wednesday, Nov. 4, 2020, at his residence. Ed was born Dec. 14, 1936 in Alderson, a son of the late Ray and Pearl (Bennett) Carte. Ed was united in marriage to his wife of 64 years, Maxine (Bolyard) Carte who survives at home.
Also surviving is a son, Edwin Carte Jr. of Moatsville, stepchildren, Ron Root, of Bluemont, Va., and Loretta Roberts, of Bridgeport; sister. Joyce Knight, of Clarksville, Tenn.; several nieces and nephews; five grandchildren; and several great-grandchildren.
Ed was preceded in death by brothers, Russell and Bennie Carte. He was a member of Carpenters Union Local # 1590. Ed was an avid farmer.
Friends will be received at the Wright Funeral Home and Crematory 220 N. Walnut St. Philippi from 2-8 p.m. Sunday Nov. 8, and from 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Monday Nov. 9. Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. with Pastor Todd Mouser officiating. Interment will follow in the Fairview Cemetery.