David E. Carter, age 52 of East Main Street, Grafton, WV passed away Monday, November 19, 2012 at the Ruby Memorial Hospital in Morgantown.
He was born May 3, 1960 in Baltimore, MD, son of the late Harold E. and Erma J. (Brown) Carter.
He is survived by his loving companion of 23 years , Beverly Ann Baughman of Grafton; one son, David Ryan Carter of Clarksburg; one granddaughter, Kierstin Carter of Clarksburg; two step children, Ben Kirk of Australia and Alicia Baughman of Clarksburg; three step grandchildren, Hannah, Logan, and Brice Beasley of Clarksburg; his twin sister, Donna Dobbins of Louisville, KY; one half brother, John Wentz; one niece, Denise Edwards; one nephew, Jason Dobbins.
He is also survived by five great nieces and nephews.
David was a telephone operator for the Salem WV Industrial Home for Youths. He was a member of the Loyal Order of Moose, Clarksburg Elks Lodge, and Sons of the American Legion.
The family will receive friends at the Donald G. Ford Funeral Home in Grafton on Sunday, November 25 from 4:00-9:00 p.m. and from 12:00 Noon until the funeral hour on Monday.
Funeral services will be held at the funeral home on Monday, November 26, 2012 at 1:00 p.m. with Chaplin Edward Isley officiating.
Interment will follow at the Bluemont Cemetery in Grafton.
In lieu of flowers, the family wishes donations be made to the American Cancer Society in Davidís name.
Online condolences: www.donaldgfordfuneralhome.com