Terry V. Heard, age 64, of Smithboro, IL passed away Tuesday, November 24, 2015 at Greenville Regional Hospital. There will be a Celebration Of His Life on Saturday, January 9, 2016 at 2 PM at The Columbus Baptist Church.
Terry was born on May 31, 1951 in Bainbridge, GA to Edward E. and Lillian (Cloud) Heard. He married Gay Guthrie on November 27, 1970 in Mulberry Grove, IL. He is survived by his wife Gay Heard, his children Kelli (Rick) Mills, of St. Elmo, IL, Heath (Lisa) Heard of Vandalia, IL, Aimee (E.J) Heard of Taylorsville, GA, Emily (Kenny) Heard of Schram City, IL, Tiffany (Craig) Jay of Beecher City, IL., and Chandler Hans at home. He is also survived by two brothers Eddie (Donna) Heard of Mulberry Grove, IL and Charles Earl (Elaine) Heard of Georgia, one sister Martha (Fred) Morrison of Crystal River, FL, along with twelve grandchildren and two great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents and a sisters Linda Peterman.
Terry was born in Georgia and moved with his family to St. Louis when he was six. The family moved to Smithboro when he was 13. He graduated from Mulberry Grove High School in 1970 and then went to work for Coca-Cola. He went to work at CIPS in Coffeen in 1973 and worked there until he retired for health reasons. He was a member of The Operating Engineers.
Memorial contributions are suggested to the family.
Young Funeral Home in Greenville is in charge of arrangements.
Young Funeral Home
118 E College Ave
Greenville, IL 62246