Rev. Calvin Richard “Cowboy” Terry Obituary

Wednesday, 15 May 2019 16:20

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Rev. Calvin Richard “Cowboy” Terry, 84, passed from this world into the arms of his Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ on the beautiful afternoon of May 14, 2019. Calvin was born July 9, 1934 to Albert E. & Myrtle (Holt) Terry in Verden, OK. He moved to LeFlore County in 1952 and he graduated from Cameron High School in 1954. Afterwards he enlisted in the US Marine Corps. In 1956 he married Ilene Sweeten, his high school sweetheart. Following his military service Calvin and Ilene settled in the Williams community where he worked as a rancher, school bus driver and John Deere mechanic. Then he went to work at U.S. Forgecraft until he retired. Calvin was a deacon for Williams Baptist Church where he answered the call to preach. He was pastor for Old Bokoshe Baptist Church from 1985 – 2010.
He is survived by his wife & love of his life for 63 years, Ilene; daughter, Calene & Tim Binns of Derby, KS; sons, Scotty & Becky Terry of Cameron, OK, Ty Terry & Mark Weise of University City, MO; 2 grandchildren, five great grandchildren; numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives & friends.
Services will be held 2 pm, Friday, May 17, 2019 at Evans Chapel of Memories, Poteau, OK with burial following in Greenhill Cemetery, Cameron, OK. Pallbearers will be Josh Watts, Rick Sweeten, Jackie Harrison, Giles, Gailen, Joe, Scott & Arthur Terry, Rick & Monty Watts. The family will be at the funeral home on Thursday evening from 6-8 pm to visit with friends & family.

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Evans & Miller Funeral Home, POTEAU, OK


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