Josiah “Joe” George Carter, 93, passed away on Wednesday, November 16, 2016 in Norfolk, VA. Josiah was born in Lodge, SC to the late Harry Philip and Leila Carter and is also predeceased by his sisters, Eloise and Geraldine. Josiah was a Parishioner with St. Pius X Catholic Church and a member of the Men’s Club, member of the Knights of Columbus, Council 367, as well as the Hampton Roads Citadel Club. He was a WWII veteran and a Citadel graduate, class of 1949. He retired from the US Navy as a Senior Chief Petty Officer and later retired from the Virginia Department of Corrections as the Southeastern Virginia Chief Probation and Parole Officer. He is survived by his children, J. George Carter, Jr., Philip Carter, Elizabeth Hanson, Mary C. Lorson and Marjorie Hand; nine grandchildren and eight great grandchildren.

A funeral mass will be conducted at 12pm, Saturday, November 19, 2016 at St. Pius X Catholic Church in Norfolk with the burial to immediately follow at Forest Lawn Cemetery. A visitation will be conducted from 6-8pm, Friday at Smith and Williams Norfolk Funeral Home. Online condolences may be offered to the family at

Posted in: Virginian Pilot

Posted on: 2016-11-17

Link to original obituary: