Oscar Hill Terry

Oscar Hill Terry III September 8, 1943 – September 10, 2012 Oscar Hill Terry III passed away at his home in Whitewater, Colorado on September 10, 2012, following a lengthy illness. Oscar was born September 8, 1943, in Santa Ana, Texas to Oscar and Iola Terry on September 8, 1943. He grew up in Coleman, Texas graduating from Coleman High School. Oscar married the love of his life, Myrna Joy Chadd in Naturita, Colorado on May 22, 1964. Together they had three children. Oscar was an equipment operator and ran the family farm and ranch. His hobbies included his farming, gardening, hunting and fishing he also enjoyed watching sporting events that involved his family. He was a member of Cowboy Church and Local 7 operators Union. Oscar leaves behind his wife, Myrna of Whitewater; son, Myron Terry of Grand Junction; daughter, Monette Baldwin of Grand Junction; God-daughter, Kendra Diaz of San Antonio, Texas; brother, Donnie Terry of Coleman, Texas; sisters, Margie Smith of Midland, Texas, and Frankie Quinn of Abilene, Texas, and six grandchildren. He was predeceased by his son, Marlon Hill Terry. A visitation will be held at Martin Mortuary on Wednesday September 19, 2012, from 5-7:00 p.m. A celebration of Oscar's life will be held at Victory Life Church near Fruita, on September 20, 2012, at 2:00 p.m., with burial to follow at Orchard Mesa Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, the family request that donations be made to Hospice and Palliative Care of Western Colorado in Oscar's name. Written condolences may be left for the family at www.martinmortuary.com.

Funeral Home

Martin Mortuary
550 North Ave Grand Junction, CO 81501
(970) 243-1538

Published in The Daily Sentinel from Sept. 18 to Sept. 19, 2012