Joseph (Joey) Watson Carter

November 20, 1962 - March 20, 2019

Joseph Watson Carter (Joey), 56, of Salem, Va., passed away on Wednesday, March 20, 2019.

He was preceded in death by a sister, Sidney Carter.

His surviving family includes his parents, T.A. and Jeanette Carter; sister, Treva Carter; brother, Eddie Carter (Juliette); former wife, Cathi Caldwell Carter; as well as niece, Amber Mason (Channing); nephews, Jeremy Carter (Ines) and Ben Carter (Melissa); and other family members including great-nieces and great-nephews, aunts, uncles, and loving cousins.

After attending Salem High School, Joey proudly graduated from Virginia Tech as a history major. He then spent his career in Roanoke Valley real estate as a developer and entrepreneur.

A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. on Monday, March 25, 2019, in the John M. Oakey & Son Chapel in Salem.

In lieu of flowers, please consider charitable contributions to the Virginia Tech Foundation ( Online condolences may be expressed at