F. Rawson Carter, Jr., 81, a 48-year resident of West River, MD and previously of Washington, DC, passed away unexpectedly at his home on December 5, 2020. Rawson was born on January 21, 1939 in Alexandria, VA to the late Frank R. Carter, Sr. and Calpurnia Seibel Carter. After graduating from Southern High School in Harwood, MD, he attended Emory University in Atlanta, GA and Montgomery Junior College in Maryland. Rawson spent the majority of his career at the Mathematical Association of America in Washington, DC where he worked for 22 years advancing to the position of Director, Finance and Administration. He then moved on to become Vice President for 2 years at the Free the Eagle lobbyist firm. Afterwards, he opened and managed Sudley Road Antiques for 14 years until he retired.
Rawson was a member of Holy Family Catholic Church in Davidsonville, MD, the Historic Owensville Civic Association where he served as president for 20 years, and the Historic London Town Gardens. He enjoyed antiques, including antique automobiles, traveling, cooking and, most of all, spending time with family and friends.
Rawson is survived by his devoted partner of 61 years, L. Dan Brown, and one son, Richard F. Moreland of Edgewater, MD.
Funeral services will be held in 2021 once it is safe to gather together again. Donations may be offered in Rawson’s memory to Holy Family Catholic Church, P.O. Box 130, Davidsonville, MD 21035.
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