Carter, William

Time of service: 1957 - 1973

LODD: Dec. 3, 1973

Final rank: Lieutenant

Badge: #58

Associated company: Halifax Fire Department

William (Billy) Carter
Badge #58
Lieutenant William (Billy) Carter died on December 3, 1973. The cause of death was listed as: “Heart Attack”. He was 43 years old.
Article from the Chronical Herald newspaper
William Joseph (Billy) Carter, 43, 19 Fredrick Street, died Monday at Halifax.
Born in Halifax, he was son of William and the late Mary Ann [Devious] Carter. A lieutenant with the Halifax Fire Department, he died in the line of duty while responding to an emergency call.
Billy Carter, a top-notch athlete in several sports, was one of the few native- born Nova Scotians to play in the highly rated H-D Baseball League in the early 1950s Besides his Wife, the former Audrey Dee and his father, he is survived by four brothers: Edward, Charles, both of Halifax; Joseph, Vancouver; John, Toronto, several nephews and nieces.
The body is at Snow’s Funeral Home. Funeral service will be held Wednesday at 9 a.m. St.  Lawrence Church, Fairview. Burial will be in Gate of Heaven cemetery.

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