Terry Lee Meredith
Terry Lee Meredith was born in Youngstown, OH, on July 23, 1947; he was the son of Norman Clyde and Delores Mae (Grapentine) Meredith. Passed away on 11 September 2021. While he was a child, he saved another child’s life from drowning. Graduated from Canfield High School in Canfield, OH. After graduating from high school, he joined the Marine Corps on 13 July 1965 and was Honorably discharged on 03 March 1971 as CPL E-4. During his time in the Marine Corps, he served in Vietnam. Received the following Decorations/Badges/Medals; National Defense Service Medal, Vietnam Campaign Medal w device, Rifle Marksmanship Badge, Vietnam Service Medal w 1*, and Good Conduct Medal twice. During his service in Vietnam, he was exposed to agent orange and suffered medical issues from the exposure as he got older. Once discharged from the Marine Corps, he later moved to Texas and began working for Texas Instruments/Raytheon, where he retired after 35 years. Married Deborah Meredith on 03 July 1985 in Denton, TX. He has one brother and one sister, four daughters that are still living and one deceased, nine grandchildren that are living, one deceased grandchild, and three great-grandkids. He enjoyed spending time with his family and friends. His biggest passion was riding his motorcycle and his service as a Marine. He would never talk about his time in the service or Vietnam. He was a simple yet honest man that had so much love inside of him. His service to his country was very important to him and the men and women who lost their lives and continue to serve.