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Oren Ulon Carter

Posted on March 4, 2021

Obituaries

March 30, 1943 — Feb. 25, 2021

WAKE FOREST — Oren Ulon Carter, 77, passed into the arms of Jesus on Feb. 25, 2021.

Born on March 30, 1943, Oren was the son of Otho and Lottie Carter.

Preceding him in death are his brothers, Donald and Charlie; and sister, Evelyn.

Including his wife, he is survived by Elsie Carter (Huff); son, Travis (Angela Hoag); grandson, Kevin (Nicky Merritt); granddaughter, Carrie (Jess Althiser); a brother and sister-in-law, CJ and Bea Carter; sister and brother-in-law, Jewel and Tom Morris; sister-in-law, Virginia and Edward “Hap” Cross; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.

Oren had been employed with Butner Public Safety Department in the Range Control Officer.

Oren had a heart for humor and joking with others. Oren could go anywhere and knew someone, making them laugh all the while. Mr. Carter was proud of his military service in the Army and very proud of his police work. In his free time Oren loved fishing with his son, grandson, wife and friends whenever possible.

Visitation was held from 1-3 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 28, at Bright Funeral Home followed by a graveside service at Beulah Baptist Church Cemetery on Mitchell Mill Road in Zebulon.

A service of Bright Funeral Home and Cremation Center, Wake Forest.

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