Lloyd M. Carter

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