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