William Charles Terry, 82, of Clearwater, FL passed away peacefully on Saturday, May 19, 2012 in a hospice room at Bay Pines VA Healthcare System.
He was a US Marine Corps veteran of the Korean War and was awarded two Purple Heart Medals. He contracted polio, but recovered and had a long, productive life. Born in Brooklyn, NY, he moved to Tampa from New Jersey and proceeded to have a successful career in retail sales as an owner, manager and top salesman.
Survivors include his son, William C., Jr. and daughter, Diane Romaine (Jerry) Grimes, both of Clearwater; and two grandsons, Terry and Kerry Grimes.
A graveside service with military honors will be presented at 10:45 AM on Friday, June 1, 2012 at Bay Pines National Cemetery, 10000 Bay Pines Blvd., Bay Pines, (727) 398-9426.
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