On Thursday Night, March 3, 2011, a dear father, brother, uncle, grandfather, and hero returned home after his long journey at the age of 98. Sherman Ward Carter was born on October 5, 1912 in Minersville, UT to Guy William and Effie Myers Carter. Sherman married Clara Mae White on June 10, 1939 in Beaver, UT, later sealed in the St. George Temple. He earned his Masters Equilivant and Administrators Certificate. Sherman was the Principal of the Beaver Elementary, Minersville Elementary and Milford Elementary Schools and also taught at the Beaver High School throughout his years. He was a Member of the Lions Club, Little League Coach, member of the Hospital Board, Republican County Chairman and member of Utah National Guard. Sherman was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day- Saints where he was involved in his church callings; Bishop of Minersville Ward, Stake High Counselor, Boy Scout Master (35 years), Ward and Stake Clerk. He was preceded in death by his wife Clara Mae and parents Guy William and Effie Myers Carter, brothers; Dwayne , Lou, Ramon Gene Carter, sisters; Bernice Gillins, Fern Burbidge, Gertrude Marshall and grandchildren Kori, Russell , Amy Carter and Brett Williams. Sherman is survived by his children Janet (Brent) Smith of Beaver, UT; Linda (Noal) Robinson of Beaver, UT; Mary (Glen) Kerr of South Jordan, UT; Richard (Geri) Carter of St. George, UT; William "Bill" (Connie) Carter of Bountiful, UT; Carol (Lee) Frank of Annabella, UT; his brothers Calvin (Gay) Carter, Jack Carter of Cedar City, UT; his sister Jane Blackner of University Place, WA; 29 Grandchildren, 77 Great-Grandchildren and 8 Great-Great-Grandchildren.. Funeral Services will be held Thursday March 10, 2011 at 11:00 a.m. in the Beaver Stake Center located at 1350 E. 200 N., Beaver, UT. A viewing will be held Wednesday March 9, 2011 from 6 to 8 p.m. at Southern Utah Mortuary located at 195 N. 200 W., Beaver, UT and again on Thursday one hour prior to service at the Beaver Stake Center. Interment will be in the Mountain View Cemetery all under the direction of Southern Utah Mortuary.