BRADFORD — Terrance "Terry" L. Saunders, 66, of Bradford, passed away Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2013, at the Dayton VA Medical Center, Lakeside Manor, Hospice Unit.
Terry was born in Piqua on July 18, 1947, to the (late) Kenneth and Gloria (Newman) Saunders; was a U.S. Army veteran serving during the Vietnam era; received his master's degree from Wright State University; retired with 20 years of service as methods engineer at Schindler, Sidney; was a member of the Bradford First Baptist Church; and he loved woodworking and numbers.
Terry is survived by his loving wife of 41 years, Vickie (Scherer) Saunders; son, Ryan Saunders, of Bradford; daughter and son-in-law, Stacy and John Reice, of Kettering; two brothers and sister-in-law, Kenneth Saunders Jr., of Piqua, Charles and Dodie Saunders, of Troy; sister, Judith Knoop, of Piqua; three brothers-in-law, Donald Scherer, of Troy, Albert and wife, Lynn Scherer, of Beavercreek, Dennis and wife, Kristi Scherer of Piqua; two sisters -in-law, Lisa and husband, John Davis, of Maryland, Polly and husband, Rick Morgan, of Piqua; special great-niece, Kylaa Anderson; numerous other nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
A memorial service will be at 3 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 7, 2013, at the Bradford First Baptist Church, 134 W. Walnut St., with Pastor Mark Lynch officiating.
The family will receive friends at the church from 2 p.m. Saturday until time of service.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Bradford First Baptist Church or Hospice of Miami County. Condolences may be sent to the family at www.stockerfraley.com.