Jerry Dean Carter, age 83, of Hays, NC, died Tuesday, January 23, 2018 at home. Mr. Carter was born September 3, 1934 to Gaither William Carter and Martha Malinda Darnell Carter. He was a member of Maple Grove Baptist Church , Hays, N.C. Mr. Carter taught mathematics at North Wilkes High School for 33 years and inducted into the NWHS Hall of Fame. He was a member in the Wilkes County Retired School Personnel, the Ashe County Historical Society, and the Mountain View Ruritan Club. Jerry Carter is survived by his wife, L. Pauline Jones Carter; one daughter, Linda Carter Seamster and husband Kenneth Warren Seamster of Boone, N.C.; two grandsons, Guy W. Seamster and Russ W. Seamster; one sister, Fanny Lee C. Miller of West Jefferson, N.C.; one brother, Joel A. Carter of Clinton, Tennessee; one nephew and four nieces. He was preceded in death by his parents and one sister, Mary L. Carter Severt. Inurnment service will be private. He will be placed at Ashelawn Memorial Gardens in Jefferson, NC. In lieu of flowers, donations will be welcomed by Mtn. View Ruritan Club, PO Box 135, Hays, N.C. 28635.