James Dwayne (Jim) Terry 69 of Vandalia Mo. Passed away June 2nd at 7:15 pm at Boone Hospital. He was born October 21, 1948 in Mexico M0. The son of the late John Homer and Mary Helen (Bland) Terry. He was married on May 2nd, 1966 to Phyllis Sue Jones. He will be sadly missed and lovingly remembered by his wife and 3 children. James Terry Jr. and Lisa Fecht of Paris Mo, Sandra and James Luckett of Rush Hill Mo and Patricia Terry and Terry Martin of Mexico Mo. 2 sisters Janice and Billy Heaston. Linda and Ronnie Wright. 1 brother Jerry Terry. 10 grandchildren LaRanda Luckett, Matt Luckett, Trevor Shaw, Dylan Hoover, Austin Hoover, Joshua Hoover, Lilly Martin, Blossom Martin, Michael Terry and Jaimee Terry. 8 great grandchildren Jeyla, Jazlin and Joleigh Luckett. Holley Shaw, Avery Hoover, Cooper Terry, Gracie and Liam Luckett.
Jim was preceded in death by his parents. 2 sisters Eileen Hinten and Elaine Butler. 4 brothers Marvin, Leland, Teddy and Larry Terry 1 grandson Billy Luckett and 2 great grandsons Jensen and Jameson Shaw.
Jim was a hard worker all his life which included North America Refractories and Tri County Care Center. He loved hot rods, car shows, motorcycles, playing horseshoes and washers. But most importantly he loved spending time with his family.
There will be a celebration of life Friday June 8th at Farber Community Building 4 to 9 there will be a eulogy reading at 6 pm.
Family request memorial donations be made to Vandalia Credit Union in James name.