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Norman Jay  Carter

Obituary for Norman Jay Carter

August 2, 1943 - February 27, 2017
Chesapeake City, Maryland | Age 73


Norman Jay Carter of Chesapeake City, MD, age 73, passed away Monday, February 27, 2017. He was born on August 2, 1943 in Wilmington, DE and was a lifelong member of Cecil County, MD.

Norman was a co-owner and operator of Buttonwood Beach RV Resort in Earleville, MD since 1973. He proudly served his country in the US Army from 1967-1968 in Vietnam during the Tet Offensive. Norman was a member of the Chesapeake City Volunteer Fire Co. and a former member of the Hacks Point Fire Co. Norman was also a member of the Maryland Saltwater Sport-fishing Association (MSAA), Coastal Conservation Association (CCA), the VFW, American Legion and the NRA. He was a skilled trap shooter, having won several MD state championships including the Grand American Championship. Norman enjoyed fishing, boating, hunting, stock car racing and watching the Ravens. He loved his home on the canal, attending porch parties with his friends on Biddle Street, but especially loved to spend time with his grandson, Carter.

Norman is survived by his wife, Trudy Carter, of Chesapeake City, MD, his stepdaughter, April Stevenson and Jeff of Glenolden, PA, his grandson, Carter, and his brother, Frank Carter.

Funeral services in Norman's honor will be held on Saturday, March 4, 2017 at 11AM at R.T. Foard Funeral Home, 318 George St., Chesapeake City, MD 21915. Family and friends may begin visiting at 10AM. The burial service will be held at The Delaware Veterans Memorial Cemetery on March 10, 2016. The procession will meet at R.T. Foard Funeral Home in Chesapeake City at 1PM. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations in Norman's honor can be made payable to "Chesapeake City Volunteer Fire Company" and sent in care of the funeral home.

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318 George Street
P.O. Box 27
Chesapeake City, MD 21915
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