Oren Carter – Obituary


Oren Ulon Carter

Oren Ulon Carter, 77 years of age, of Wake Forest passed into the arms of Jesus on February 25, 2021. Born on March 30, 1943, Oren was the son of Otho and Lottie Carter.

Preceded in death are his brothers, Donald and Charlie, sister Evelyn. Including his wife, he is survived by: Elsie (Huff) Carter; 1 son Travis; Grandson Kevin (Nicky Merritt); Granddaughter Carrie (Jess Althiser); Great Grandchildren Mason/Destinie Merritt and Leah/Leo Althiser a Brother and sister in law CJ and Bea Carter; Sister and brother in law Jewel and Tom Morris; Sister in law Virginia and Edward “Hap” Cross; Several nieces, nephews and cousins.

Oren had been employed with Butner Public Safety Department in the Range Control Officer. 

Oren had a heart for humor and joking with others.  Oren could go anywhere and knew someone, making them laugh all the while. Mr. Carter was proud of his military service in the Army and very proud of his police work. In his free time Oren loved fishing with his son, grandson, wife and friends whenever possible.

Visitation will be held on Sunday, February 28, 2021 from 1-3 pm at Bright Funeral Home followed by a graveside service at Beulah Baptist Church Cemetery on Mitchell Mill Road in Zebulon.  

A service of Bright Funeral Home & Cremation Center, Wake Forest, NC.