Obituary: Roy L. Terry

February 24, 1936 – November 6, 2019

Roy L. Terry, 83, of Bedford, died Wednesday, November 6, 2019, at his residence.

Born February 24, 1936, in Mitchell, he was the son of Lavere and Mabel (Baldwin) Terry. He married Rosalie Harris on October 11, 1957, and she preceded him in death on March 27, 2014. He had worked as an assembler at the Travelers Corporation then as a millworker at Robertson Milling Co. He later worked at General Electric as an assembler for twenty-five years. He was a member of the Crossroads Community Church and enjoyed reading, genealogy, and spending time with the grandkids.

Survivors include two sons, David Terry and wife, Christy, John Terry and wife, Jodi; a daughter, Melissa Kalber and husband, George; five grandchildren, Tyler Kalber and wife, Kendra, Katie Fordice and husband Jordan, Alex Kalber, Caroline Terry, and Brooke Terry; two great-grandchildren, Kyten and Kellex Kalber; a sister, Janice Chastain; several nieces and nephews. ‘

He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife, a son, Patrick Terry; two brothers, Everett “Pat” Terry and Joseph Terry and a sister, Pearl Ruth Duncan.

Funeral services will be conducted at 1 p.m. on Saturday, November 9, 2019, in the Elmwood Chapel of the Day & Carter Mortuary. Burial will follow in Green Hill Cemetery. Visitation will be from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m. on Saturday at the Day & Carter Mortuary.

The family asks that friends consider memorial contributions be made to the American Heart Assoc.

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