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Terry L. Edgington

November 5, 2023

Terry L. Edgington Obituary

     Terry Edgington, 69, of Chillicothe, passed 12:35 a.m. Sunday, November 5, 2023 at his residence following a brief illness.

     He was born January 13, 1954, in Chillicothe, to the late Earl Edgington and Belvia Logan Edgington Rix.  On April 19, 1996, he married the former Nancy Maria Coppel who passed September 4, 2023.

     Surviving are a daughter, Ashley (Brent) Hoops, of Chillicothe; sons, Tim Butler, of Chillicothe and Robert “Rob” (Amanda) Butler, Jr., of McCordsville, IN; grandchildren, Alexander Umphries and his son (Terry’s only great grandchild) Avienn, Marissa Skaggs, Brennan Hoops, Blythe Butler, Benjamin Butler, Josie Butler and Sierra Butler; sisters, Marsha Conway, of Tacoma, WA and Tona Fisher, of Circleville; sister-in-law, Lynn Halasz, of Chillicothe; a brother-in-law, Richard (Michelle) Coppel, of Chillicothe; several nieces and nephews including special nieces, Yvonne Carl and Gabby Bunke; and many friends including special life long friends, Emil Morad and Ron Yoe.  In addition to his wife and parents, he was predeceased by a brother, Ricky Edgington; a sister, Pamela Hagen; an infant brother, Earl Edgington, Jr.; father-in-law and mother-in-law, Ronnie Yahraus and Donna Coppel; a brother-in-law, Steve Coppel; and nephews, Shawn Coppel and Richie Edgington.

     Terry proudly served in the United States Navy with the Seabees.  In 1999, he retired from C.C.I. where he had worked as a Corrections Officer for 24 years.  Terry proudly volunteered his time to many Veteran Causes, including serving as the 2nd Vice Commander of American Legion Post 62, serving with the former American Legion Post 62 Color Guard, and Commanding the Ross County Veterans Honor Guard for over 20 years.  He was a member of American Legion Post 62, VFW Post 108 and AMVETS Post 4.      

     Funeral services will be held 2 p.m. Friday, November 10, 2023 in the WARE FUNERAL HOME with his son, Pastor Robert W. Butler, Jr. officiating.  Military honors will be conducted by the Ross County Veterans Honor Guard.  Friends may call at the WARE FUNERAL HOME from 12 noon to 2 p.m. prior to the funeral service on Friday. 

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November 10, 2023

12:00 PM to 2:00 PM
121 W. Second Street
Chillicothe, OH 45601

Funeral Service
November 10, 2023

2:00 PM
121 W. Second Street
Chillicothe, OH 45601

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