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Robert "Bob" Henry Terry

Lewis & Gillum Funeral Homes

202 Maple Ave., Oak Hill, Ohio 45656

(p) 740-682-6696 (f) 740-682-7862 (e) (w)

Robert “Bob” Henry Terry, age 80, passed from this earthly life into the loving arms of our Lord Jesus Christ on Monday, October 31st, 2022. He was born March 26th, 1942 to the late Robert Howard and Henrietta (Callahan) Terry.

Bob graduated from Southwestern High School in 1961 where he participated in football and basketball and also where he met his lifelong sweetheart, Wanda Lee (Crews) Terry. They were married in 1962 and celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary on September 29th, 2022.

He was an avid sports fan enjoying both watching football and telling stories of past sporting triumphs. He attended Faith Ministry Center in Jackson where he had many friends whom he considered family. Bob was very active in the Village of Centerville (Thurman). He joined the Centerville Volunteer Fire Dept. when we was just 16 years old and later became the Chief, an office he held for over 40 years. His great love of community led him to serve on the village council for many decades. His favorite activities included watching Ohio State Buckeyes football and visiting with his friends and family.

In addition to his loving wife, he is survived by his son, Robert Gregory (Brenda) Terry; daughter, Laura Lea “Terry” (David) Wisniewski; grandson, Caleb (Jessica) Wisniewski; great-grandchildren: Jacob and Sophia; grandson, Nathan (Megan) Wisniewski; great-grandsons, Logan and Matthew; and sisters, Wilmena (Melvin) Carter and Janice (Gene) Layton; as well as numerous nieces and nephews.

Calling hours will be held on Friday, November 4th, 2022, from 1-2PM at the Lewis & Gillum Funeral Home of Oak Hill. Funeral services will immediately follow at 2PM with Pastor Jack Hughes officiating. Burial will follow at Hill Cemetery. Online condolences may be sent to

Pallbearers are Terry Carter, Larry Carter, Keith Carter, Greg Terry, Randy Layton, David Wisniewski, Caleb Wisniewski, and Nathan Wisniewski with honoree pallbearers being Gene Alan Layton and Roger Crews.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to: National Church Hospice Residences Southern, 2245 N Bank Drive, Columbus, OH 43220.


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