George Thomas Carter
On Sunday 14th April, George Thomas Carter finished all he had time to do on this journey and began another. He came into this world on November 16th, 1948 in Sackville, born to Thomas and Joyce (White) Carter, the namesake of his paternal grandfather. Baptized at St. Ann’s in Westcock, NB he was the godson of Otis and Ora Campbell.
A farmer from the beginning George loved working the land and raising various types of farm animals. It was always a joy to watch the pride he had when a new calf was born or when he had a good crop of potatoes. The grit and determination that lives in all true farmers was deeply entrenched in George Carter. His work ethic was well known as he built his own business working day and night. In 1970 he met his match when he married Connie Estabrooks, she worked alongside him as they raised four children. Kelley, Luke, Shannon and Heidi.
George was a history buff and enjoyed watching a good western movie, Saturday mornings were meant for watching The Rifleman. He enjoyed traveling the Canadian and English countryside and even made a trip to Skelton, Yorkshire to trace his ancestors' footsteps. One of his most memorable trips was to Boot Hill; for a western-loving, history buff farmer, that was pretty much the best place in the world...other than on the Westcock Marsh or his own dooryard.
George has joined his Mum and Dad and sisters Patsy and Suzanne in heaven where he has no doubt found some work to do.
He will be remembered by his wife Constance Carter (Estabrooks); children, Kelley, Luke (Tracy), Shannon Harding (Les) and Heidi and grandsons Joey Harding, Cole and Liam Carter. He was comforted in his last days by dear sisters, Gretchen (Terrence) Greene, and Sandra (Doug) MacDonald, as well as their children.
Arrangements are under the care and guidance of Jones Funeral Home, 70 Bridge Street, Sackville (506-364-1300). Visitation will be held at St. Ann's Anglican Church, Westcock, on Tuesday, April 16, 2019 from 12 pm until the time of the funeral at 2 pm. Dr. Andrew Grant presiding.
Donations in memory of George may be made to the St. Ann's Anglican Church Organ Fund, the Westcock Cemetery or a charity of the donor's choice.
Sharing of Memories and condolences may be sent to the family by visiting George's online memorial at www.jonesfuneralhome.ca or through the Jones Funeral Home Facebook Page.