John C. Steinert
John Cary Steinert, 90, of Carthage, and formerly of Kinston, died Friday, Jan. 9, 2009, at St. Joseph of the Pines Health Center.
John was born Oct. 28, 1918, in Omaha, Nebraska. He was a graduate of the University of Illinois. He served in the U.S. Army during World War II during which he received a Bronze Star and Purple Heart. He married Anne H. Jordan of Kinston. He served as secretary of the Kinston Kiwanis for over 40 years. He taught Sunday School, sang in the choir and held many areas of service at Queen Street United Methodist Church in Kinston. After moving to Carthage, he was an active member of Carthage United Methodist Church.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Anne H. Jordan Steinert, and a grandson, Michael Steinert Plowman. He is survived by a daughter, Sally S. Plowman and her husband, Chuck, of Carthage; a son, John Cary Steinert Jr. and his wife, Delores, of Windsor, Va.; a twin brother, William C. Steinert, of Erie, Ill.; a granddaughter, Cindi P. Rainey and her husband, Jeremy, of Gadsden, Ala.; and a grandson, Mark D. Steinert of Boston, Mass.
The funeral service was held Monday at 10 a.m. at Carthage United Methodist Church in Carthage, with the Rev. Bob O'Keefe officiating. A graveside service will be at 3 p.m. at Westview Cemetery in Kinston. The Rev. Randall Baker will officiate.
A visitation was held Sunday, Jan. 11, 2009, from 7 to 8 p.m. at Fry and Prickett Funeral Home in Carthage.
Memorials may be made to the charity of the donor's choice.
Online condolence can be made at: www.FryAndPrickett.com.
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