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Celebrating the life of

Phillip Presley Carter Jr.

April 16, 1939 - June 14, 2024

Phillip Presley Carter Jr.

Phillip Presley Carter, a beloved husband, father, grandfather, and friend, passed away on June 14, 2024, at the age of 85. Born on April 16, 1939, Phillip lived a lived a life marked by education, service, and entrepreneurial spirit.

Phillip was a graduate of Savannah High School. After high school, he answered the call to serve his country, enlisting in the United States Navy. As a sonar operator on the USS Threadfin.

Following his service, Phillip pursued higher education at Southern Technical Institute, graduating in 1962 with a degree in Building Construction Technology. He then went on to found his successful construction companies, Carter Construction, and Carter Foundation.

His kindness, wisdom, and generosity left an indelible mark on all who knew him. Phillip enjoyed sharing stories of his naval days, his early years in construction, and telling jokes to everyone, especially his grandchildren.

He is survived in death by his wife of 48 years, Augusta Hohnerlein Carter, his sister Marie Griffin, his four daughters: Dara and Kenny Sinclair, Diane Carter, Holly Wallace, and Jennifer Hogan. He also leaves behind 11 grandchildren and 5 great- grandchildren who will carry forward his legacy of love and integrity.

A Visitation will be held from 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. at the Fox & Weeks Hodgson Chapel on June 18, 2024. A Funeral Service will follow the service beginning at 12:00 p.m. After the Funeral service, a Burial will take place at Greenwich Cemetery.



So very sorry for your loss. Mr Cater was a customer, he was always so kind.

- Vanessa Burns, Savannah, GA

So sorry for you loss may he rest in peace

- Donna Rocco, Mahopac, NY

Augusta, so very sorry for your loss! Take care of yourself.

- Lynette Hohnerlein, Savannah, GA

Services under the direction of:

Fox & Weeks Funeral Directors, Hodgson Chapel