Robert Byron Carter III, 72, of Kill Devil Hills died suddenly on October 16, 2021. He was born in Norfolk, VA on July 21, 1949. He was predeceased by his parents Robert Byron Carter Jr. and Iris Foshay Carter Williams and the love of his life and mother of his children, Harriet Bustle Carter. He is survived by his four children and their families from the Wilmington, NC, area: Robert Byron Carter IV (Jennifer), Allen Nathan Carter (Corey), Dustin Scott Carter (fiancé Meagan), Ginger Carter Blake (Hal), and seven grandchildren; Rylee, Harrison, Bella, Bentley, Brayden, Ivy, and Harper who lovingly called him Paw-Paw. He is also survived by two sisters: Linda Carter Royal of Greensboro, NC, and Marianne Williams Winesett, and a brother, William Scott Carter both of Virginia Beach, VA, as well as his partner and loving companion Judy Watson of Southern Shores.