Glenn A. Carte, Sr.

November 29, 1934
September 28, 2019
Charleston, WV

Glenn A. Carte, Sr.

Glenn A. Carte, Sr., age 84, of Charleston, WV passed away September 28th at home surrounded by family after a valiant battle with Leukemia.

Glenn graduated from West Virginia State College with degrees in chemistry and math.  He was a chemist at Union Carbide for seventeen years, after which he and his wife established Carte Realty Company, a multi-generational family business that continues through sons, Glenn Jr. and Allen, certified residential appraisers.

Glenn was past president of Kanawha Valley Board of Realtors, Multiple Listing Service, and WV Association of Realtors; and awarded Realtor of the Year for his passion, ingenuity, and service.

Glenn was a Boy Scout Troop Leader for seventeen years.  He was also a member of Masonic Lodge Kanawha 20 (formerly  153), Scottish Rite Bodies, and Beni Kedem Shriners.  He enjoyed playing bridge with Grandparents’ Club and was an avid reader.

Glenn is preceded in death by his parents, Orlan and Faye Carte, daughter Jeanne Duhon, and brother, Charles.  He is survived by his wife of 66 years, Marilyn Carte, three sons, Glenn Jr. (Kerri), Allen (Janie) of Charleston, John (Tracy) of Sugar Land, TX, his sister Eleanor Byrnes, twelve grandchildren, seventeen great grandchildren, faithful friend, Faith Bayles, and loyal pup, Teddy.

A service honoring Glenn’s life will be held at 1 pm Saturday, October 5th at Snodgrass Funeral home, South Charleston with Ann Weeks officiating.  The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service.  Entombment will be in Cunningham Memorial Park, St. Albans, WV.

In lieu of flowers, donation may be made to HospiceCare, 1606 Kanawha Blvd. W Charleston, WV 25387, for their exceptional support.

Memories of Glenn may be shared online by visiting and selecting the obituary. Snodgrass Funeral Home is assisting the family with these arrangements.

4 replies
  1. Randi Romaguera says:

    I’m so glad I was able to visit with him when I was in Wv. He will be missed – you all have a wonderful family and memories.

  2. Susan L. Ovren says:

    My prayers, sympathies, and condolences to you, aunt Marilyn, and Glenn Jr., Allen and John (and your families). Jeanne and other family have now welcomed uncle Glenn to Heaven.

    So very sorry for your loss of such a wonderful man. He was a very kind uncle to me.

    Much love,
    Susie Ovren

  3. Susan L. Ovren says:

    With my deepest condolences and prayers in your loss of Glenn, Sr. He was a wonderful, very kind uncle to me.

    It is heartening that he is reunited with Jeanne and Granny and Charlie, as well as, tiny Prissy again. Glenn will be very missed by so many, who loved and respected him.


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  • Saturday, October 5
  • 12:00 to 1;00 pm

Funeral Service

  • Saturday, October 5
  • 1:00 PM