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Ralph William TerryPassing: March 15, 2019


Chastain Funeral Home

Funeral Service

Wednesday, March 20th @ 11:00 a.m.


Chastain Funeral Home

Tuesday, March 19th @ 4:00 p.m.-7:00 pm


Lawrenceport Cemetery

Wednesday, March 20th

BEDFORD– Ralph William Terry, 78, passed away Friday, March 15, 2019, at Indiana University Health Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis.

Born August 20, 1940, in Mitchell, he was the son of Elmer Thomas and Edith May (King) Terry. He married Virginia Mae Elliott June 15, 1962, and she preceded him in death February 23, 2000.  He and Shirley Kathleen Swartz were married December 8, 2000.

Ralph retired from Otis Elevator and was a member of Fishing Creek Chapel. He loved fishing, antiques, and Spring Mill State Park.

Shirley Terry of Bedford
Sheila  (Jr.) Ratliff of Paoli
Janet (Brian) Woolston of Paoli
Diane (Dave) Harlan of Bedford
Steve (Michelle) Tincher of Bedford
Joshua (Marrianna) Lloyd, Joseph (Rayna) Stillwell, Jessica Woolston, Kelly Woolston, and Jennifer (Curt) Sinclair 
Daniel Harlan, Douglas Harlan and Miranda Hunter
22 great grandchildren
Shirley (Jim) Lewis of Hillham
Tom (Lynn) Terry of Bedford
Randy (Annell) Terry of Bloomington
Kenny (Marty) Terry of Mitchell

His parents; wife, Virginia Terry; and siblings, Susie Taylor, Jack Terry, Jim Terry, Mary Anne Terry, and Robert Terry, preceded him in death.

Funeral service will be at 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, March 20, in the Memorial Chapel of Chastain Funeral Home & Cremation Center with Reverend Kyle Stewart officiating.  Burial will be in Lawrenceport Cemetery.

The family will receive friends from 4:00-7:00 p.m. on Tuesday and from 10:00 a.m .until the service on Wednesday at the funeral home.

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5 Guest Comments

    Date: March 19, 2019
    My sincere condolence's to the family. Ralph always treated me well and was fun to be around. GODS SPEED RALPH....
  2. Guest: Sissy Terry Sproles | http://Mitchell, IN
    Date: March 19, 2019
    My thoughts and prayers are with the family. Dad thought a lot of Ralph.
  3. Guest: James and Sharon Nash | http://Mitchell, Indiana
    Date: March 19, 2019
    Our thoughts and prayers to the Terry family on the passing of Ralph Terry. Ralph was a very nice man.
  4. Guest: Amber Achelpohl | http://Mitchell
    Date: March 18, 2019
    my heart breaks for his family such a good Man always kind to me lots of memories at fishing creek thats for sure fly high sweet soul love always Amber Achelpohl and family
  5. Guest: Charles and Janet Noe | http://Mitchell
    Date: March 17, 2019
    Shirley and family, So sorry to hear of Ralphs passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this time. Charlie and Janet