Joseph A. Carter, Sr., of Charleston, WV, passed away at his residence after a brief illness on January 28, 2019, surrounded by his family.
He was born July 16, 1941, in Fayette Station, WV to the late Thomas and Rosa Carter
He was a devout Christian. Joseph worked in housekeeping for many years with St. Francis Hospital. His favorite position was a chef at Rivers Edge Restaurant he also served as the chef with Sterling Restaurant. Most of all he enjoyed cooking for his family and friend. Joseph was a member of the Charleston Moose
He is survived by his children, Melissa C. Camp (Timothy), Laura C. Richardson (Gary), Joseph A. Carter, Jr. (Kimberly) all of West Virginia, and Joan V, Wokpara (Chituru) of Georgia; sister, Leonia Braxton (Taff) of Charlottesville, VA; brothers, Luke, Samuel and Thurston Carter all of WV; 12 grandchildren and 18 great grandchildren.
He is preceded in death by his parents, Thomas and Rosa Minter Carter; his wife of 56 years, Myra V. Carter; daughter, Teresa Ann Carter; and brothers, Herman, and James.
Visitation with family and friends will be held from 5 –7 pm, Monday, February 4, 2019 at Barlow Bonsall Funeral Home Charleston.
Burial will be held in Sunset Memorial Park, South Charleston, WV. .
You may send condolences to the family at: www.barlowbonsall.com
Barlow Bonsall Funeral Home has been entrusted to handle the arrangements.