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Oct 23, 1940 - July 19, 2013 MIDWEST CITY Terry was born on Oct. 23, 1940, in OKC to Carl and Geraldine Glass. He grew up in OKC and graduated from SE High School in 1958. He served in the U.S. Navy, 1958-1961. Terry married Margaret Ann Wilson in 1962, and they shared 51 wonderful years together. They have two children: Michael, married to Debbie (sons, Kyle and Bryan); and Kelli (Green) and her four children, Kaitlin, Elisabeth, Travis and Sarah. After retiring from Tinker AFB in 1987, he worked at DHS until 1998. After retiring from DHS, Terry pursued his dream of obtaining a college degree. He graduated with honors from OU in 2002 with a bachelor's degree. Terry wanted to inspire his children and grandchildren to set goals and strive to achieve them, and he has! In later life, Terry loved to play chess online and staying in touch with old friends by phone and email. He also enjoyed riding his Harley. Terry had struggled with heart disease for years and later, with bladder and lung cancer. Terry fought a good fight; he finished the course; he kept the faith. He passed peacefully on July 19, 2013, surrounded by his family and listening to the words of Amazing Grace. Terry's last wishes were that all would come to know the Lord and that the end of this life is only a stepping stone to an eternal life with God. Terry was preceded in death by his parents; and sister, Carlene Chapman. He is survived by his wife; children and grandchildren; and his sister, Rozetta Tevis. Terry and his family want to express sincere gratitude to the wonderful nurses at Norman Specialty Hospital for their kindness and loving care. A celebration of Terry's life will be planned for September. For more info, please contact his son, Mike, at mikeglass78@gmail.com

Published in The Oklahoman on July 23, 2013
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