OHIO — Michael Allen Terry “Mac,” 53, formerly of Rochelle, passed away March 8, 2013 in his home in Ohio, surrounded by loved ones, after a brave battle with cancer.
He was born on Dec. 13, 1959 in Jellico, Tenn., the son of Roland and Wilma Terry, who reside in Creston.
He is survived by the love of his life, Judy Gilbert and his beloved dog, Pink; two children, Kelley (Joshua) Kapraun and Jessica (Jason) Shull, both of Rochelle; step-daughter, Arlene Estes of Chapin, S.C.; eight grandchildren; siblings, Kyle (Dawn) Terry of Creston, Janie (Keith) Rynko of Malta, Judy Johnson (Ron Childers) of Creston, Roland (Jennifer) Terry of Rochelle, and Greg Terry of DeKalb; and best friend and side kick, Dave Kirk.
He was preceded in death by an infant son, Michael Joseph Terry.
“Mac” was a talented auto body repairman who loved sunny days, fishing with his brothers and spending time with family and friends.
Granting “Mac’s” wishes, he was cremated in Ohio and a private memorial will be held at a later date for close family and friends.