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Ernest Lane Carter
  • In lieu of flowers, and in the essence of Lane's dedication to the community, donations are encouraged to:
  • Cypress Springs Presbyterian Church
    1220 Cypress Church Rd
    Cameron, NC 28326
  • In lieu of flowers, and in the essence of Lane's dedication to the community, donations are encouraged to:
  • Cameron Boys Camp
    P.O. Box 277
    Cameron, NC 28326

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“Lane, I will truly miss you. We had some good times working together.Pat and I will miss you.Love Connie Mack ”
1 of 1 | Posted by: Connie Parker - Statesville, NC


Ernest Lane Carter, retired sheriff of Moore County, born July 25, 1957,
passed away on the morning of Thursday, May 14, 2020. Lane served as Elder
at Cypress Springs Presbyterian Church and was a life-long Master Mason and
Shriner. Lane was a dedicated public servant, husband, father, grandfather,
mentor and friend. Anyone who had the good fortune to spend time with Lane
was left better for it.

Lane is preceded in death by his parents, Ernest Lee and Nancy Lane Carter,
and his sister, Susan Sowder. He leaves behind his wife, Anita Cameron
Carter; daughter, Dana Carter Hendrick (Heath Hendrick); sons, Brent (Sara
Carter), Seth; and Ethan Carter; godson, Brock Holder (London Holder); eight
grandchildren; siblings, Marsha Williams, Cindy Bullock and, Tim Carter
(Melody Carter); a host of

nieces and nephews; and countless others whose lives he touched.

The family appreciates the compassion and well-wishes of the community
during this time of loss. Considering current social-distancing protocols,
a public viewing will be held at Cypress Springs Presbyterian Church from
Noon-2:30 p.m. on Sunday, May 17, followed by a private family service at 3:00
p.m. The service will also be live-streamed
https://livestream.com/accounts/12247331/events/9132848 Following the
service, a public graveside ceremony will be held with full law-enforcement
honors.

In lieu of flowers, and in the essence of Lane's dedication to the
community, donations are encouraged to Cypress Springs Presbyterian Church
(1220 Cypress Church Rd., Cameron, NC 28326), Cameron Boys Camp ( P.O Box
277, Cameron, NC 28326) or a charity of your choice.

Services entrusted to Fry & Prickett Funeral Home.