Columbus, OH — Edward B. Carter, 77, died at home on April 12, 2019.
He was born Sept. 6, 1941, in Lakeville, Conn., the son of Edward T. and Virginia (Kimble) Carter.
He graduated from Housatonic Valley Regional High School in Falls Village, Conn., in 1959. He attended Oliver Wolcott trade school in Torrington, Conn., and became a plumber for the Conneticut Plumber’s Union. He then worked for Perotti & Son before becoming a self-employed plumber.
He was a member and past officer of the Empire Driving Club.
An avid outdoorsman, he enjoyed hunting. He loved horses and harness racing, which he was involved in 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, survivors include his daughters, Tonya (Charles) and Lynn (Carl) Brandt; sons, Jeremy (Angela) Brandt and Justin; grandchildren, Connor Simmons, Brooke Simmons, Corie Miller and Trenton Brandt; and several nieces, nephews and cousins. He was preceded in death by his parents; son, Edward Blair Jr. in 1968; sister, Dale Huggins; and brother, Peter.
There are no calling hours. Interment and a memorial service will be at the convenience of the family.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Purple Haze Standardbred Adoption Program or the Standardbred Retirement Foundation.
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