Henry Jarrel Terry, 73, a resident of Seminole, Fla., formerly of Moscow, died Saturday evening at Sun Coast Hospice, Pinellas Park, Fla., after an illness. His wife is the former Frances "Fran" Kenosky.
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Born Dec. 17, 1940, in McGehee, Ark., son of the late Rev. Henry and Hazel Bobbitt Terry, he was a Marine Corps veteran serving from 1958-1962 with the 3rd Battalion, 8th Marines, achieving the rank of lance corporal, rifle expert and squad leader.
Before his retirement, Jarrel was employed in the trucking Industry with Penske Logistics. He was previously employed by McLean Trucking Co. and Consolidated Freightways. He was a member of Teamsters Union locals 135, 886 and 229. He was known as "Superman" over the citizens ban radio. He was raised in the Nazarene faith.
Jarrel loved gardening, visits to Jamaica and traveling the Islands of the Caribbean. His generosity and smiling face will be dearly missed by many.
Also surviving are his daughter, Cynthia Freeman, Avon, Ind.; son, Jonathan Terry, Old Forge; grandson, Mitchell Freeman; a sister, Sherry Conaway, Indiana; two brothers, John Terry, Huntsville, Ala.; and Thomas Julian Terry, Madison, Ala.; three brothers-in-law, Jerry Kenosky, Spring Brook Twp., and fiancée, Deborah Hafler, Moscow; James Kenosky and wife, Sandra, Spring Brook Twp.; and William Kenosky, Hawaii; numerous nieces and nephews; and by his mother-in-law, Jean Kenosky, Moscow.
He was also preceded in death by his brother-in-law, John Kenosky.
A blessing service will be conducted Saturday at 10 a.m. in Duffy & Snowdon Funeral Home, 401 Church St., Moscow, with the Rev. Robert Simon as officiating clergy. Entombment, St. Catherine's Cemetery, Covington Twp.
Friends may call Friday, 5 to 7 p.m., at the funeral home. For online condolences, visit www.duffyandsnowdon.com
Duffy & Snowdon Funeral Home
401 Church St
Moscow, PA 18444
Published in Scranton Times on Aug. 6, 2014