JERRY C. CARTER, 83, of Eastland, TX, left this world,
for his Lord and Savior on Oct. 17, 2015.
Jerry was born Oct. 30, 1931 in Loraine, TX to Jesse
& Grace Carter. He was a graduate of Ranger High School
in the Class of 1949 and Ranger College at Ranger, TX
& served as a Communications†Officer†in†the†U.S. Navy.
He married Jane Myrick in April of 1955 and they have
spent 60 wonderful years together in Eastland. Jerry
was a right-of-way agent for Lone Star Gas Company for
40 years. Jerry had a servantís heart and displayed
it in all he did. He was a Little League coach, Sunday
School teacher, Rotary member, and delivered Meals on
Wheels until just recently. Of course his favorite
activity was greeting folks at the door every Sunday
for 25 years at First Baptist Church.
He loved hunting and fishing, bowling, and working on
antique furniture. However, outside of his Lord and
his family, his greatest passion was Eastland Mavette
& Maverick athletics.
Jerry is survived by his wife Jane of 60 years; a
daughter, Jerianne Byrne of Oklahoma City; a son, Jon
Carter of Eastland; 3 grandchildren, Justin Green of
Dallas, Jackson and Caroline Carter of Frisco; and
three siblings, Gay Williams of Odessa, Rod Carter
(RHS-1954) of Weatherford, and Jan Carter Bullard
(RHS-1956) of Brownwood, TX.