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David Reed Terry

Obituary for David Reed Terry

March 11, 1937 - November 6, 2017
San Antonio, Texas | Age 80


David Reed Terry (Maj, USA, Ret.) died on November 6, 2017, in San Antonio, Texas, where he lived since 1973. He was born in Provo, Utah, on March 11, 1937. He served 23 years in the Army, retiring in 1979, and still has many friends from that service. He served 3 tours of duty in Germany and spoke fluent German. He subsequently served a tour of duty in South Vietnam, assigned to the 5th VN Rangers. After retirement, he established a tax and accounting business in San Antonio, preparing tax returns for many clients for more than 35 years.

David had many friends and loved his family and his church, the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. A life-long member, he served in many callings, including service in Church temples. Over the past years his health declined, but he maintained a positive spirit in spite of his disability. He is survived by his wife Mary Lou Terry; sister, Linda Ann Topham (Charles); sons, David Stefan, Duane R. (Laura), Jerry, Anthony L. (Tina); daughters, Karen Baranauskas (David), Christine Kukula, Lesa Weaver (Tommy); step-sons, Nathan Adams (Rowena), Wiley Adams (Cresel), Harley Adams (Holly); step-daughters, Miriam Whitaker (Richard), Suzann Edwards (Todd); 27 grandchildren; and 14 great grandchildren.

In lieu of flowers, a donation may be made to the Alpha1 foundation at

Visitations will be 7 – 8 pm November 10, 2017, at Porter Loring Mortuary, 2102 N. Loop 1604 East and at 1:00 pm, one hour prior to the funeral, November 11, 2017 at the Stone Oak Chapel at 645 Knights Cross. The funeral will be at 2:00 pm, November 11, 2017, at the Stone Oak Chapel of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints at 645 Knights Cross, San Antonio, TX. Interment will follow at Sunset Memorial Park on Austin Highway in San Antonio, TX.

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