The Garden Island
Notice #: 0001378306-01
Funeral Notices


72, of Central Point, Oregon, originally from Waimanalo, was called home to our Heavenly Father on May 23rd in Medford, Oregon.
Joe was born in Honolulu to the late Albert & Henrietta Carter of Waimanalo.
Class of 1967 graduate of Kailua High School. A retired labor foreman for Hawaiian Dredging & Construction, a
member of the Hawaii Laborers Union, Local 368, an avid softball player, old-time surfer, and coach.
He was a simple, humble, easy-going man of God, a devoted husband, a dedicated
father, and a loving Papa & TutuMan.
Survived by his wife of 54
years, Ivy "Sweetheart" (Kapule); Children: Nani (Marcas) Grace, Christine (Honey-boy) Waiolama, Cassandra (Chris) Birch-Carter, Charlton-Heston (Dalene) Carter, Hanai-Son Hanohano Kala’i.
Ten grandchildren: Promise, Jacob, Jordan & Joseph Grace; Staysha, Dylan & Leinani Waiolama; Kala’i, Tristiny & Taejah-lynn Carter; 1 great- grandson Kainoa Waiolama.
Sister Michelle "Mapu" Carter and Brothers Robert "Bobby" Carter & Fred "Bam" Rittmeister; many nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.
Private Services TBD.