Bill Terry, age 70, of LaOtto, died Thursday, September 12, 2019 at Parkview Regional Medical Center, Fort Wayne. He was born in Lackey, Kentucky on November 26, 1948 to the late Edward Terry and Edna Grace (Ousley) Payton. He married Sharon Kay Freed on July 2, 1966 in Brimfield and she preceded him in death on February 25, 2008. Last year he married Jennifer Lou Smart on September 29, 2018 in Avilla. Bill worked 35 plus years at Champion Homes in Topeka before retiring in 2010. He also was employed with Lane Foundry in Kendallville prior to that.
Wife, Jennifer Terry of LaOtto.
Son, Benny and Pam Terry of Kendallville.
Son, Chris and Crystal Terry of Kendallville.
Step son, Heath Handshoe of Avilla.
Step son, Derek Egly of Avilla.
Step son, David Egly of Avilla.
14 grandchildren: Kiara, Cameron, Kyle, Christina, Haley, Brittany, Chloe, Chase, Neveah, Dalaura, Kennedy, Jeremy, Leah and Darren.
13 great grandchildren: Kambrea, Kaisten, Khaedyn, Karson, Keiyzer, Ki’Andrea, Kayleigh, Liam, Vanessa, Alex, Aryanna, Alinah, and Aaliyah.
Brother, Sheridan and Carmen Terry of Ligonier.
Brother, Jackie and Judy Terry of Kendallville.
Brother, Shannon and Phyllis Terry of Lisbon.
Visitation will be held Monday, September 16, 2019 anytime after 2:00 PM at Harbor of Love Baptist Church near Kendallville with a service at 7:00 PM.
Funeral services will be held Tuesday, September 17, 2019 at 11:00 AM at Harbor of Love Baptist Church.
Burial will take place at Sweet Cemetery near Albion.
Arrangements entrusted to Hite Funeral Home.