Sherwood Johnson Carter, Jr., 76, of Hickory, passed away Sunday, March 3, 2019 at Catawba Valley Medical Center.
Born June 21, 1942 in Orange County, CA, he was the son of the late Sherwood Johnson Carter, Sr. and Margaret Spier Carter.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, Richard Carter, Sr.
Mr. Carter was a Green Beret in the U.S. Army and served during the Vietnam War. He graduated from UNC Chapel Hill both undergraduate and Law School. He served as an attorney for over 40 years in his own practice.
He enjoyed hiking and was an avid Revolutionary War reenactor with the 6th North Carolina Regiment.
Sherwood is survived by his wife, Kristina Lockaby Carter of the home; daughter, Lauren Lockaby of Chapel Hill, NC; brother, Don Carter and wife Beth of Garner, NC; and a sister, Debra C. McLeod and husband Robert of Fayetteville, NC.
A private interment will be held in the VA Cemetery in Black Mountain, NC at a later date.
Bass-Smith Funeral Home in Hickory is serving the family of Sherwood Johnson Carter, Jr.