Richard Lee Terry, 76, of Dayton, passed away Monday afternoon, November 11, 2019, at his home in Dayton.
He was born on Feb. 16, 1943, in Lansing, Mi., the son of the late Jake and Louise (Nelund) Terry.
Richard lived in Dayton since 2009 and previously lived in Missouri. He served his country with the United States Air Force. Richard earned his Bachelor of Political Science degree and then his Master in Education from the Arizona State University. He worked at the Department of Labor with OSHA, received the Distinguished Career Service Award and National Office Task Force Award. Richard was a member of the Westminster Presbyterian Church in Dayton.
He is survived by his wife of 48 years, Janis (Campbell) Terry; his son, Lee Terry; daughter, Jennifer Terry; and granddaughter, Audrey Yawn, all of Dayton.
A memorial service for Richard will be held at a later date.
Please share your memories of Richard on his online guest register at www.vanderwallfh.com.
The family is being cared for by the Vanderwall Funeral Home in Dayton.