Lincoln Charter was born in Trinidad West Indies in 1924 to Horatio and Elfreda Charter. Lincoln was one of ten children, and spent most of his youth in Grenada West Indies dreaming of traveling the world. Before leaving he was blessed with his first daughter Merle. As a young man he joined the British Army before making his way to America.
Lincoln gained his US Citizenship when he moved to New York. He met his first wife Joyce Evadne Gulley and the couple were blessed with daughters, Kirsten Evadne, Carol Lorraine and Natalie Joyce. Lincoln had a lengthy career at Pan American Airlines, where he was able to travel and see most of the Seven Wonders of the World.
In 1976, his wife Joyce made her heavenly transition.
Lincoln later married Dorothy King and moved to Las Vegas Nevada in 1999. Dorothy has also made her heavenly transition.
As a member of the Victory Missionary Baptist Church, he met Norma Elizabeth Gibbs. Both widowed, they felt the need for companionship which resulted in marriage April 23, 2011. Norma tirelessly took care of Lincoln through his illness this the past year, and they just celebrated their sixth wedding anniversary.
The beautiful thing about Lincoln, he loved everyone. He was a kind and generous man, who never met a stranger.
Those who knew Lincoln always spoke very kindly of him. He constantly wore a smile and liked to talk of his past experiences of traveling the world.
Lincoln leaves to cherish his memory, his loving wife, Norma Elizabeth, one brother, Joseph Charter., brother in law Arthur Cummings of New York, daughters, Merle Byer of Grenada, Kirsten Charter, Las Vegas, Carol Charter, Atlanta, Ga, and Natalie Sanks, (Warren) of Atlanta. Step Children Andre Gibbs (Valery), Alicia Gibbs, and Anita Gibbs. Grandsons, Joseph, Jeffery and Tony Byer, Grenada., Granddaughters, Ava Charter and Joyce Sanks, Atlanta and four great grand children all of Grenada. Also dear to him were brother in laws William and Dale Scott and Gordon Willis....and a host of relatives and friends who loved him dearly.