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Billy Lee Terry

August 28, 1949 — March 18, 2022

Retired Senior Chief Petty Officer Billy Lee Terry, age 72, of Shoals, Indiana entered into eternal rest on March 18th, 2022 at his residence.

He was born in French Lick, Indiana on August 28th, 1949 to Harley C. and Lorena M. (Cleveland) Terry.

Billy married Donna Maxine Bennett on July 5th, 1968 and she survives.

He was preceded in death by his Parents; (1) Son – Anthony Terry; (4) Brothers – Carl, Kenneth, Laverne and Bobby Terry; and (3) Nephews – David, Roger and Donnie Terry.

Billy proudly served his country in the United States Navy from 1968 to 1988 and retired after 20 years as US Navy Senior Chief Petty Officer. He had served on the USS Sierra, USS Stump, USS Leary, USS John F. Kennedy and served two years in Sigonella Sicily.  
He then worked on the Norfolk Southern Railroad and following that he worked at Jasper Engines where he retired.

He was a member of American Legion Post 61 in Shoals and enjoyed traveling and wood working.

Billy is survived by:

 Wife - Donna Maxine Terry of Shoals, Indiana

(1) Son - Christopher Lee Terry of French Lick, Indiana

(1) Daughter - Christina Ann Terry of Jasper, Indiana

(5) Grandchildren        (1) Great-Grandchild

Cremation was chosen and a graveside service will be held at a later date at Bond’s Chapel Cemetery.

Arrangements are in the care of Brosmer-Kemple Funeral Home, French Lick, Indiana. 47432. Condolences may be made on our Facebook page at Brosmer-Kemple Funeral Home or at our website –

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