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Buddy Randolph Carter, Sr.

Buddy Randolph Carter, Sr.
  • September 1, 1936 - November 16, 2017
  • Charleston, South Carolina

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Chief Buddy was just a great man that cared so much for the men and women in the fire Dept along with his whole community that he served well after retirement. He will be missed by many. Randy my prayers are with you, your mother and the entire family. You all are family. Love you


Posted by: Ben Waring - Summville, SC   Nov 20, 2017

Our deepest sympathy goes to the family. Chief Buddy was an important asset to the Charleston Fire Department for many years. He was an easy guy to talk to and always smiling. Rest easy my Brother.


Posted by: Roger and Jackie Yow CFD Retired - Moncks Corner, SC   Nov 20, 2017

You have my deepest condolences. May the God of all comfort give you strength at this time.


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Posted by: Eddie Weekley - Mount Pleasant, SC   Nov 20, 2017

We were all out in the vacant lot behind our house on Green Park Ave & Dogwood Road. All the kids in the neighborhood playing baseball, and Dad, who would pitch for both teams. I was playing first, and I remember this kid hit it right back to him - an easy grounder - Dad bobbled it, and didn't make the throw on time. I got so mad, I knew he bobbled it on purpose. But I look back, and

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Posted by: Tom Carter - Charleston, SC - Son   Nov 19, 2017

I'm so sorry for your loss. I will miss talking with Buddy at every Stingrays game. He was the kindest most gentle man. My husband and I would occasionally see him working at plays and concerts too. He didn't seem to enjoy the concerts as much. The last one we went to he showed us the schedule of the lineup. He asked what the band TNATF means. When I told him he said I'm getting too old for this Goodbye

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Posted by: Melissa and Cliff Parker - Mount Pleasant, SC - Friend   Nov 19, 2017

I am truly sorry to hear about your father. Be encouraged.


Posted by: Candace Holmes - Lincolnville, SC   Nov 19, 2017

He was a great man and will be missed.


Posted by: Michael Hanuscin - Charleston, SC - Coworker   Nov 19, 2017

Hey there Chief Buddy Carter I am sure going to miss seeing you and your wife at the mall. I sure do remember you when I was a little guy when my dad Captain Phil Hawkins when he was in Station 12. R.I.P Chief Buddy Carter we got it from here.

Jason Hawkins


Posted by: Jason Hawkins - Charleston, SC   Nov 19, 2017

Mr. Buddy Carter was such a positive influence to so many people, especially kids and their parents. I always knew that baseball season was upon us when Buddy would walk through the door. I think of him as "Mr. Baseball". Whenever I would ask Buddy how he was doing, he would answer, "Oh pretty good, pretty good" no matter how he was really feeling. Buddy will be missed by me and by his entire St. Andrew's family!


Posted by: Kevin Walsh - Charelston, SC - Coworker   Nov 19, 2017