Rufus Carter Sr., 82, of Havelock, died Monday, Dec. 4, 2017 at Crystal Coast Hospice House, Newport.

Rufus Carter Sr., 82, of Havelock, died Monday, Dec. 4, 2017 at Crystal Coast Hospice House, Newport.

Funeral will be 2 p.m. Sunday at Piney Grove AME Zion Church, 1430 Temples Point Road, Havelock. Interment will follow at Harlowe Community Chapel Cemetery.

He is survived by his wife, Victoria B. Carter of the home; four sons, Alvin Carter and Jonathan J. Carter of Charlotte, Rufus Carter Jr. of Havelock, and Robert Lewis Carter, of Virginia Beach, Va.; two daughters, Dorothy C. Brimmer and Felicia C. Godette of Havelock; three brothers, Isaiah Carter and Carl Carter of Havelock, and Isaac Carter of East Hampton, N.Y.; one sister, Nellie Carter of Havelock; 17 grandchildren; and a host of great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends at the residence of Dorothy C. Brimmer, 130 Education Lane, Havelock.

Arrangements are by Oscar’s Mortuary, New Bern.