Lloyd M. Carter, 86, a retired mechanical engineer with Chesapeake & Potomac Telephone Co., died Jan. 21 of complications of
Alzheimer's disease at Renaissance Gardens at Seabrook, an assisted living facility in Tinton Falls, N.J.
A former Springfield resident, he moved to Shrewsbury, N.J., last year.
Mr. Carter was born in the District and graduated from Central High School. After working for a couple of years at the phone
company, he served in the Army during World War II, doing radio repair and maintenance. He returned to the phone company in
1946 and worked as a mechanical engineer until his retirement in 1983.
He was a former member of Springfield Civitans and volunteered with the March of Dimes. He also was a member of St. Mark's
Lutheran Church in Springfield and what is now TelecomPioneers. He was an avid bike rider and enjoyed square dancing.
His wife, Louise I. Carter, died in 1994.
Survivors include a daughter, Carolyn C. Drewes of Shrewsbury, and a grandson.
-- Joe Holley