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John Brown Carter Jr
November 8, 1931 ~ November 11, 2023 (age 92) 92 Years Old
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JB was born in Lamesa, Texas (near Lubbock) to Mr. & Mrs. John & Waweese Carter. JB was the eldest
of nine children and is a cousin of President Jimmy Carter. He honorably served as an Officer in the U.S.
Navy for 4 years. JB graduated from North Texas University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting and
obtained his CPA the same year. JB was appointed to the University’s Department of Accounting
Advisory Board and served more than 20 years.
Upon graduation, JB went to work for Union Carbide Corporation (now merged with Dow Chemicals) as
a Management Trainee, and through leadership and diligence worked his way up to Senior Corporate
Executive. JB took early Retirement and continued to work for the company as a Consultant for a few
years. Ultimately, he decided to move to North Carolina and officially retire. He joined St. Mary’s Coptic
Orthodox Church and served on the Board of Deacons for 12 years. Later on he joined Archangel
Raphael & St. John the Beloved Church in Chapel Hill.
JB traveled the world with the Navy and also traveled extensively solving problems for Union Carbide
Corporation. When he retired he enjoyed traveling the world, watching sports, and reading. His passion
was spending time with his grandchildren and family. JB was a strong, honorable, decent, caring, kind,
patient, peaceful, and sensitive man. He was dedicated to helping and serving others and has been a
role model and a mentor to many. He was loved and well respected by all.
The Carter and Botros families grieve the loss of JB and will miss him terribly. May he Rest in Peace.