Terrence ‘Terry’ Keith Stepleton
Terrence ‘Terry’ Keith Stepleton
LIMA, Ohio — Terrence “Terry” Keith Stepleton, 61, passed away at 5:32 p.m. on Tuesday, March 7, 2017, at St. Rita’s Hospital, Lima.

Terry was born in Lima on Sept. 20, 1955, to James and Rosemary Stepleton who both survive him.

He married Mary R. Pisle on June 20, 1981, she survives in Lima.

He was a graduate from Lima Senior High School, class of 1974 and attended Ohio State University. Terry started his working life as a shoe salesman and store manager, then selling records. He retired from General Dynamics as a tank mechanic, where he worked for 30 years and was a proud member of UAW2075.

He is survived by his children, Andrew Stepleton of Lima and Megan (Christopher) Fenton of Croton-on-Hudson, New York; siblings, Carol (Kent) Shoemaker of Lima, Adele (James) Gallagher of Falls Church, Virginia, and John Stepleton of Lima; brother-in-law, John (Heather) Pisle of Lima and sister-in-law, Catherine (Bowman) Brown of Charlotte, North Carolina; father-in-law, Russell (Rusty) Pisle; nieces and nephews, Shawn Stepleton of Cincinnati, Lauren and Ryan Stepleton of Lima, Shana (Brian) Taylor of Lima, Kevin (Eleni) Pisle of Black Lick, Kristen (Nate) Powelson of Convoy, Kimberly Shoemaker of Mount Pleasant, South Carolina, Meredith (Sam) Sinclair of Hingham, Massachusetts, and Alex Brown of Charlotte, North Carolina.

He was preceded in death by his mother-in-law, Margaret M. Pisle.

The family will receive friends on Friday, March 10, 2017, from 5:30 - 8:30 p.m. at Chamberlain-Huckeriede Funeral Home, Lima, and one hour prior to the service at the church. A memorial service will be held Saturday, March 11, 2017, at 11 a.m. at St. Luke’s Lutheran Church, Lima.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Lima Senior Athletic Boosters, c/o Lima Senior Athletic Department, 1 Spartan Way, Lima, OH 45801.

Online condolences may be made by visiting www.chamberlainhuckeriede.com.