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Official Obituary of

Terry L. Roy

October 8, 1942 ~ February 18, 2024 (age 81) 81 Years Old

Terry Roy Obituary

Terry Roy


CHARLESTON – Terry Lee Roy, 81, of Charleston, passed away Sunday, February 18, 2024 at his home


Terry was born October 8, 1942 at Raleigh, North Carolina. He was the adopted son of Wendell G. and Wilma J. (Robertson) Roy.  His natural parents were the Sellers family from Iowa.  He married Carol D. Deckard, February 23, 1962; she survives.  Also surviving are their children, Kimberlee Jane Roy of Oakland and Terry Gordon Roy and wife Patsy Joanne of Charleston; three grandchildren, Amy Campbell, Cassie Bennett-Turner, and Travis Lee Roy; and two great-grandchildren, Drew Macie Bennett and Jackson Bennett.  He was preceded in death by his natural parents, his adoptive parents, and one great-grandchild, Holden Jones.


Terry was a barber, and owned Terry’s Clip and Chip for many years.  He held memberships at the Charleston V.F.W., Moose Lodge, Elks Lodge, Jaycees, and the Charleston Country Club.  Terry was a 32nd Degree Mason with the Charleston Masonic Lodge and the Valley of Danville Scottish Rite.  He loved golfing and was an Advanced Master Club Craftsman.  Terry was a gifted Wood Worker, and was noted for his U.S. Flag cases.


A Celebration of Life service will be held from 3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. Saturday, March 23, 2024 at the Ashmore Community Building, 211 S. Illinois Street, Ashmore, with Masonic Rites beginning at 5:30 p.m.  A band will be playing from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.  Arrangements: Harper-Swickard.



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March 23, 2024

3:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Ashmore Community Center
211 S. Illinois Street
Ashmore, IL 61912


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