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Terry Etnire

August 13, 2023

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Terry Lee Etnire, 67 of Charleston, IL gained his wings peacefully ot home on August 13, 2023.  He was born in Charleston on August 27, 1955, son of Gene and Carolyn (Jewell) Etnire.  He married his high school sweetheart, Linda Moody on March 29, 1974, they celebrated 49 1/2 years together, she survives.

Terry was a member of the Old State Christian Church of Charleston.  Terry graduated from Charleston High School in  1974 and for many years was an owner/operator “over the road” truck driver.  He was an avid fisherman, participating in many local and state tournaments.  He earned several trophies and plaques for his accomplishments.  He enjoyed watching old westerns and would tease the grandkids, telling them his TV was only black and white and had no color.  Friends and family remember Terry as a big joker ad tormenting all who knew him.

Besides the love of his life, Linda. Terry is survived by one son; Jeremy and his wife Mindy Etnire of Charleston, one daughter; Jamie and her husband George Miller of Mattoon, He was blessed with four grandchildren; Tyler Miller of Mattoon, Hannah and her husband Tucker Cripe of Shelbyville, Madalynn Etnire, and Shelby Etnire of Charleston.  One brother; Ed Blystone of North Carolina.

Terry will be greatly missed by all.  Please share your memories with us for all to enjoy.

Family will be holding a memorial service at a later date at Family Worship Center, 411 Jackson Street Charleston, IL 61920.