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Edwin "Tugboat" Carter

October 5, 1928 March 6, 2019
Edwin "Tugboat" Carter
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Obituary for Edwin "Tugboat" Carter

PORTSMOUTH – Edwin “Tugboat” Carter, 90, of Loxley Rd. passed away on Wednesday, March 6, 2019, while surrounded by his family. He was born on October 5, 1928 in Enfield, North Carolina to the late Frank and Clara Carter; and was a proud U.S. Army veteran. Tugboat retired as a barge captain for Seafarers International Union; and was an active member of Fairview Heights Baptist Church.

He is survived by his wife Jeanette Carter; a daughter, Vera K. Perry; two sons, John Morgan and his wife Jennifer and Roger Morgan and his wife Kelly Belton; five grandchildren, Melissa Jacobs, Leon Perry, Mystee Morgan, Courtney Morgan, Allison Morgan and Sarah Morgan; and four great grandchildren.

A funeral service will be held at 10:30 AM Wednesday, March 13, 2019 in Sturtevant Funeral Home, Portsmouth Blvd. Chapel by Rev. Paul Martin. Burial will follow in Albert G. Horton Veterans Cemetery. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Tuesday evening from 6 – 7:30 PM.

Condolences may be made to the family online at www.SturtevantFuneralHome.com


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Viewing / Visitation

Tuesday

12

Mar

6:00 PM 3/12/2019 6:00:00 PM - 7:30 PM 3/12/2019 7:30:00 PM
Portsmouth Blvd. Chapel

5201 Portsmouth Blvd.
Portsmouth, VA 23701

Portsmouth Blvd. Chapel
5201 Portsmouth Blvd. Portsmouth 23701 VA
United States

Funeral Service

Wednesday

13

Mar

10:30 AM 3/13/2019 10:30:00 AM
Portsmouth Blvd. Chapel

5201 Portsmouth Blvd.
Portsmouth, VA 23701

Portsmouth Blvd. Chapel
5201 Portsmouth Blvd. Portsmouth 23701 VA
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Albert G. Horton Jr. Memorial Veterans Cemetery Final Resting Place

5310 Milners Road
Suffolk, VA 23434

5310 Milners Road Suffolk 23434 VA
United States
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