William 'Bill' Thomas Terrell

Monday, May 2, 2022

William “Bill” Thomas Terrell passed away peacefully on March 17, 2022 at his North Fort Myers, Fla., home.

He was born on Jan. 16, 1947, the third child of seven siblings of the late Russell A. Terrell and Blemyre B. (Miller) Terrell. He is survived by his wife, Judy A. (Withem) Terrell.

Bill served as an Aviation Boatswain’s Mate 2nd Class Petty Officer and was stationed aboard the USS Iwo Jima.

He retired after 17 years at Cloverdale Community School Corporation as director of the physical plant.

He is survived by his daughters, Jenn (John) Schroer of Plainfield, Pam (Tom) Winders of Cloverdale and Diana Neace (Bruce Artis) of Cloverdale; grandchildren Corbin Knapp (Alyssa Watson), Jessica Winders (Tyler Lotz), Kimmy Winders (Kade Schroer), Juliann Schroer, Nick Winders, Sha’ Artis, Jackson Schroer, Shelby Neace, Willy Neace (Ashley Aguirre) and Anthony Neace; and four great-grandchildren Carter, Tate, Memphis and Oliver.

He is also survived by his siblings, Diane Morton (Kissimmee, Fla.), Rusty (Barb) Terrell (Spencer), Don (Beth) Terrell (Bloomington), Lelia (Bruce) Warnke (Jacksonville, Fla.), Chuck (Linda) Terrell (Ft. Myers, Fla.), and sister-in-law Carol Terrell (Lehigh Acre, Fla.). Several nieces and nephews also survive.

He is preceded in death by his brother, Henry Terrell, and brother-in-law Don Morton.

There will be a celebration of life at the American Legion located at 501 S. Main St., Cloverdale, on Sunday, May 22 from 1-4 p.m.

In honor of Bill, the family invites you to stop by, have a cup of coffee and a doughnut and share some memories.