Edward B. Carter

GALLATIN, N.Y. — Edward B. Carter, 77, passed away at home on April 12, 2019.  

He was born on Sept. 6, 1941, in Lakeville, the son of Virginia (Kimble) and Edward T. Carter. 

He graduated from Housatonic Valley Regional High School in 1959. He attended Oliver Wolcott Technical School in Torrington and became a plumber for the Conneticut Plumber’s Union. He then worked for Perotti & Sons before becoming  a self-employed plumber. 

He was a member of the Empire Driving Club, of which he was a past officer.

An avid outdoorsman, he enjoyed hunting. He loved horses and harness racing, with which he was involved since 1978. He enjoyed spending time with his family and friends.

On April 7, 2001, in Churchtown, N.Y., he married Debbie L. (Miller) Carter. She survives him at home.

In addition to his loving wife, Debbie, survivors include his daughters, Tonya Carter and her husband, Charles, Lynn Brandt and her husband, Carl; his sons, Jeremy Brandt and his wife, Angela, and Justin Carter; his  grandchildren, Connor and Brooke Simmons, Corie Miller and Trenton Brandt; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.

He was predeceased by his parents; a son, Edward Blair Carter Jr. in 1968; a sister, Dale Huggins; and a brother, Peter Carter.

Interment and a memorial service will be held at the convenience of the family.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Purple Haze Standardbred Adoption Program or the Standardbred Retirement Foundation.

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