Dr. Ulysses T. Carter Jr. Was Providence Dentist

Dr. Ulysses T. Carter Jr., 86, of Burriville, R.I., a retired dentist, died Wednesday at the Landmark Medical Center in Woonsocket. He was the husband of Barbara J. (Pinchback) Carter.

Born in Providence, a son of the late Ulysses T. and Susan I. (Glasko) Carter Sr., he had lived in Burriville for 44 years, formerly residing in Glocester and East Providence.

Dr. Carter was a dentist for 47 years and had a practice in Providence for many years and in Chepachet for 40 years before retiring in 1943.

He was a member of the Chepachet Union Church and celebrated his 53rd wedding anniversary in 2002.

He was a URI graduate, class of 1939, and a 1944 graduate of the Meharry Medical School Dental Institute. He then interned in Boston for the Sythe Children's Dental Institute for one year and served on its staff for an additional year. He was a member of the Rhode Island Children's Dental Society where he served as a past president, the National and American Dental Society, the Pierre Fauchard Academy, the Alpha Phi Alpha fraternity and was a charter member of the Boston Chapter of National Guardsmen and the College Club of Providence.

He enjoyed golf, jazz, cooking and summering on Martha's Vineyard.

Besides his wife, he is survived by two sons, Lawrence J. Carter of East Providence; Lance S. Carter of North Billerica; one daughter, Susan L. (Tweetye) Carter of Los Angeles, Calif., and two granddaughters. Dr. Carter was the brother of the late Dr. Gregory P. Carter and Margaret I. Hough.

A funeral service was held Monday at 10 a.m. in the Tucker-Quinn Funeral Chapel, 643 Putnam avenue (Rt. 44), Greenville, R.I. Interment will be in Oak Grove Cemetery, Oak Bluffs, at 1 p.m. on Wednesday, August 13.