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Kevin Scott Carter

Kevin Scott Carter

Mar 6, 1963 - Aug 25, 2022

Kevin Scott Carter - Obituary


evin Scott Carter died suddenly on August 25 at his home in Jupiter, Florida following an apparent heart attack. He was 59 years old. Kevin was born March 6, 1963 in Washington, D.C., the son of Kent and Gay Carter. Kevin moved with his family to Prince George’s County then Montgomery County and finally Anne Arundel County. He attended Poolesville High as a freshman then spent two years at South River High School in Edgewater before transferring to St. Mary’s High School as a senior. He graduated from the private Catholic school in Annapolis in 1981. Kevin was the starting center and anchor of the greatest boys basketball team in St. Mary’s High history. He led Anne Arundel County in scoring during the 1980-81 season as the Saints compiled a 34-6 record. Kevin was named first team All-Metro by both The Baltimore Sun and Washington Post. He was the Metro Player of the Year for the Post and was also named first team All-County by both The Capital and the Arundel Sun. He was later selected to the All-Decade Team for boys basketball by Pat O’Malley of the Arundel Sun. Kevin was invited to play in two prestigious national all-star games as a senior – The Dapper Dan Classic in Pittsburgh and the Capital Classic in D.C. Kevin initially accepted a scholarship to Niagara, but transferred to Loyola College of Baltimore. As a senior, the 6-foot-4 leaper ranked among the Division I national leaders with a rebounding average of 10.8, a figure that still ranks ninth in school history. He also ranks among the all-time Loyola leaders with 601 career rebounds. After graduating from Loyola with a business degree, Kevin played professional basketball with Ryd Sparbanken in Europe and in the NBA Pro Summer league. He had a tryout with the Washington Bullets Kevin also played in the fabled Urban Coalition League of D.C. Kevin is one of the legends of the Annapolis Summer League, having led Henry’s Liquors and Pro Jersey to numerous championships. His spectacular dunks are still talked about by players and fans that frequented Truxtun Park. After his playing career, Kevin became active in youth sports by coaching basketball and football. He enjoyed playing in his spare time and looked forward to vacationing in Ocean City, Maryland with family. Kevin enjoyed a 30-year career in sports management with executive positions with the National Football League and the Professional Golfers Association. He was an active mentor for people starting careers in Sports Marketing. Kevin is survived by his four children Lexi, Brett, Stephanie (Justin) and Katherine. He was a loving and caring father adored by his four children. In addition to his parents, Kevin is also survived by his stepmother Barbara Carter along with his older brother Brett, with whom he was extremely close. Friends are invited to celebrate Kevin’s life on Saturday, September 10 from 12 pm until his memorial service begins at 1 pm at the Kalas Funeral Home & Crematory, 2973 Solomons Island Rd., Edgewater, MD. Please take a moment to leave a message for the family by visiting the Memories tab on this page.