Howard Ray Terry Sr., age 80, formerly of Glade Springs departed this life Wednesday June 9, 2021. He was a loving father, grandfather, and great-grandfather that enjoyed spending time with his family, going to McDonald’s for coffee, and going to the gym where he was a certified trainer for an excess of 25 years.

He is preceded in death by his parents, Floyd and Dorothy Terry; sister, Judy Taylor.

He is survived by sons, Howard Terry Jr. and wife Amy of Michigan, Richard Grodeman and wife Sarah of Caryville; daughter, Jennifer Terry Norman of LaFollette; 12 grandchildren, and 9 great-grandchildren.

Visitation will be held from 5 PM to 7 PM Saturday, June 12, 2021, in the chapel of Martin Wilson Funeral Home with funeral service to follow at 7 PM with Rev. Bill Wilson officiating. The family will meet Sunday at 10:45 AM at the funeral home and go in funeral procession to Terry Cemetery in Roses Creek for an 12 PM interment.

A special thanks from the family to the nurses, Michelle, Derik, and Karie.

The family has entrusted the care of Howard Ray Terry, Sr. to Martin Wilson Funeral Home “Where Families Matter Most.”

Howard’s guest book may be viewed at

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