- Aubrey H. Carter Jr. died January 4, 2017, 2 days before his 92nd birthday, in Ellsworth, Maine. He was born on January 6, 1925, 1st of 8 children, to Aubrey H. Carter Sr. and Goldie (Martin) Carter.
Aubrey was carpenter for all of his life. He helped build Dow Air Force Base, Sumner High School, Hay Stack School, Hancock Grammar School and Jasper's Restaurant, to name a few. Aubrey proudly served his country in WWII in the 5th infantry Division CO. D 11th Reg. of the 3rd Army. He was in Rhinelands, Luxembourg, Metz and Bastogne. He was awarded 2 bronze stars and many other medals.
He is survived by his nephew, Jay Carter and his wife, Mary, of Orland; sisters, Ruth Sprague of Ellsworth, Ida Woodworth of Hancock and Joyce Vickery and husband, Robert, of Hallowell; brother, Alfred Carter and wife, Hedi, of Hancock, Donald Carter and wife, Nita, of Hancock; grandson, Steven Carter and Daniel Carter; great-grandchildren, Alexis, Cameron and L. Carter; many other family members and special friends, Kevin and Barbara Conty. He was predeceased by his wife, Alice; sons, Bruce and Dana; brother, Vincent Carter; sister, June Pierson.
Aubrey's memorial service is scheduled for 10 a.m. Thursday, January 12, 2017, at Bragdon-Kelley Funeral Home in Ellsworth with Pastor Bob Maddocks officiating. Friends and family are welcomed for visiting hours after the service and concluding at 1 p.m. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to: Honor Flight Maine, P.O. Box 1770, Portland, ME 04104-1770. Memories may be shared at .