Richard L. Terrell, 83, went to be with his Lord and Savoir Saturday evening December 26, 2020 at the Indiana University Health Ball Memorial Hospital following an extended illness. He was born on October 15, 1937 in Modoc, Indiana the son of, Gordon and Thelma L. (Oxley) Terrell.
Richard attended Modoc School and later married the love of his life, Joan (Chambers) Terrell in 1956 and she preceded him in death in 2012. Mr. Terrell had honorably served in the United States Air Force in the Post Korean War Era. He worked as a machine operator for New Venture Gear retiring after 33 1/2 years in 1998. Richard was a member of Glad Tidings Assembly of God, the United Auto Workers Union local #499 and was Ordained into the ministry in 1962.
He is survived by 4 sons, Rick Terrell, Marion, Bill Terrell (Marty), Muncie, Dan Terrell (Cheryl), Muncie and Scott Terrell, Texarkana, Arkansas; several grandchildren; 4 brothers, Rex Terrell (Paula), Larry Joe Terrell (Johnnie), Mick Terrell (Annette) and Terry Lee Terrell (Joyce), all of Muncie; 1 sister, Madonna Phelps; several nieces and nephews.
He is preceded in death by 2 grandchildren; 1 great grandchild; his parents; 3 brothers and 1 sister.
Funeral services will be held at the Glad Tidings Assembly of God located at 3001 Burlington Ave. Muncie, IN 47302, January 4, 2021 at 1:00 P.M. with Pastor Kevin Holt officiating. Burial will follow at the Elm Ridge Memorial Park Cemetery. Parson Mortuary Cremation Center is entrusted with these arrangements. Military Honors will be rendered by the Delaware County Honor Guard.
Friends may call at Glad Tidings Assembly of God Church on Monday January 4, 2021 from 11:00 A.M. until time of service.
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