September 10, 1933 - February 18, 2018
Charles (Chuck) W. Terry passed away February 18, 2018 from multiple health issues and a long battle with Alzheimer’s. He passed away in Spokane, Washington at Hospice of Spokane surrounded by his wife and children. Born September 10, 1933 in Emmet, Nebraska to Jess E. and Ada (Storts) Terry, Chuck was the eldest of eight children.
Chuck graduated in 1952 from Dawson County High in Glendive, Montana. His family then moved to the Rogue Valley after graduation. Chuck met his wife, Dorothy, at Fort Hood, Texas where they both served in the Army. Returning to Medford in 1956, Chuck began a 37-year career with United Airlines. He never met a stranger and always had a story to tell. He enjoyed hunting, traveling, and camping. He loved working with his hands; he built three homes for his family, and tinkered with cars or machines in his spare time.
Chuck is survived by his wife of 62 years, Dorothy; their children, Deborah Terry-Roberts, Tamara Terry, and Charles “Mike” Terry; grandson, Nicolas Terry; and his siblings, John, Donald, Dorothy, Sharon, Thomas, and Mary. He was preceded in death by his brother, Joseph.
He was laid to rest Friday, June 15, 2018 in a private ceremony at Eagle Point National Cemetery.