Henry Paul Terry III of Roxboro, North Carolina, passed away Tuesday, March 23, 2021. He was born in Miami, Florida on Dec. 8, 1957 and was 63 years of age. He was the son of the late Henry Paul “Bossie” Terry Jr. and the late Ann Victoria Spencer Whitt. He was married to Kathy DeJarnette Terry.
He was a member of Dan River Baptist Church. Paul attended Appalachian State University for three and half years. He attended and received his Associate Degree from Piedmont Community College. He worked at J.P. Stevens in maintenance with his dad, then was employed by the American Red Cross and then worked at Piedmont Community College as an administrative assistant. Paul loved reading, especially WW I and WW II and anything military related. He enjoyed professional wrestling, golf (especially the Masters), football, collecting military memorabilia and researching the Terry Family genealogy. He loved to make people laugh by telling stories about himself. Paul will be remembered as a special, kind and loving husband and person who touched many lives. He will surely be missed.
Henry Paul Terry III is survived by his wife of 22 years, Kathy D. Terry of Roxboro, North Carolina; his mother-in-law, Janet DeJarnette of South Boston; two aunts, Elizabeth Terry Bates of South Boston and Lena Whitt Bish of northern Virginia; and a host of family and special friends. Special thanks to his devoted cousin, Mike and Sandra Jones and their son, Patrick.
He was also preceded in death by his cat, Tiger.
A memorial service will be held Friday, March 26, 2021, at 2 p.m. at Powell Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Coy Terry officiating. In keeping with CDC guidelines regarding COVID-19, we recommend wearing face masks and practicing social distancing. The funeral service will be live streamed via Powell Funeral Home’s Facebook page.
The family will receive friends Friday, one hour prior to the service at Powell Funeral Home and other times at, 1079 Holly Court, Halifax or his home, 212 Leasburg Rd., Roxboro, North Carolina.
For memorials, consider your favorite Humane Society or your favorite No Kill Kitty Society or your local library.
Online condolences may be directed to www.powellfuneralinc.com.
Arrangements are by Powell Funeral Home, South Boston.