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Myers Funeral Home

2901 Guilford Street, Huntington, IN

OBITUARY

Terry E Oden

July 12, 1950July 25, 2019
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Terry E. Oden, 69 of Huntington passed away on Thursday morning, July 25, 2019, at his residence. Terry owned and operated Markle Furniture for 36 years. In his retirement he was sales coordinator at Pierceton Yogi Bear JellyStone Park Camp Resort. Terry was a 1969 graduate of Huntington High School and a 1974 graduate of Evangel College. He was a 35 year member of the Huntington Metro Kiwanis Club and currently served as President. Terry enjoyed volunteering at Love INC in the food pantry. He was a member of College Park United Brethren Church.

He enjoyed fishing, traveling, playing games, resort camping and golf cart rides at Jellystone, attending his grandchildren’s sporting events, and entertaining family and friends. Terry loved the Lord and was a devoted husband, father and grandfather.

Terry was born on July 12, 1950 in Huntington, a son of Harold and Wilma (Keplinger) Oden.

He was united in marriage to Ann Burkholder on July 22, 1972 in Huntington. His wife survives.

Additional survivors include a son: Nickolas (Jennifer) Oden of Markle; a daughter: Staci (Joshua) Hunt of Bluffton; a sister: Linda (Gary) Hutchison of Huntington. Six grandchildren – Alexandra Oden, Olivia Oden, Grace Oden, Abigail Hunt, Lukas Hunt, and Andrew Hunt.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Visitation will be held on Sunday, July 28, 2019 from 2 to 7 p.m. at the Myers Funeral Home Huntington Chapel, 2901 Guilford Street, Huntington, Indiana.

Funeral service will be held on Monday, July 29, 2019 at 11:00 a.m. at the College Park United Brethren Church, 1945 College Ave., Huntington, IN. There will also be one hour of visitation prior to the services at the church.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made out to LOVE INC or Huntington Area Transportation (HAT) in care of Myers Funeral Home, 2901 Guilford Street, Huntington, IN 46750.

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  • Visitation Sunday, July 28, 2019
  • Funeral Service Monday, July 29, 2019

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Christine and Dan Hunt

August 6, 2019

Our hearts were truly saddened by Terry's passing. He was an integral part of our lives during the first years of our business. Ann and I predicted Josh and Staci's marriage and were pleased when they found each other and made it happen! We share the bond of friendship and grandchildren. Please know that you are all in our prayers. God bless you all as you mourn the loss of Terry.
Love, Christine and Dan Hunt

Andrew Kibbelus

August 1, 2019

I’m so very sorry to hear about Terry’s passing. He was my first boss and first true mentor. He taught me the fundamentals of craftsmanship and customer service and was an icon in our hometown. I wish I could be home in Indiana with you all. I have an assignment next week in Korea or else I’d definitely be there to show support. He had a great heart and cared to provide comfort for the people in our community. Working with him was a privilege and I will miss him dearly.

Linda Hiple

July 30, 2019

Dear Ann,
I am so sorry to hear of Terry's passing. Too young too soon. I pray Gods' comfort and peace to surround your family and close friends. Terry was such a "smiler"... may your memories of him walk with you through the coming days ahead.

Rick and Mary Kae Ringer

July 29, 2019

Ann and family, Rick and I are very sorry to hear of Terry’s passing. We have many good memories of being neighbors at Yogi. Terry always had a friendly smile and a wave each time we saw him. He will truly be missed.

Paullette and Ron Lambertson

July 28, 2019

Ann, words can never begin to Express our feelings. We loved Terry like a brother. He was always smiling and waving anytime he saw us. He will be greatly missed. Love and prayers for you and your family.

Tami Monroe

July 28, 2019


Dear Ann and Family, So very sorry to hear about Terry's passing. Always loved going to Markle Furniture and seeing his smiling face. He was sure a great guy. Love ,Hugs and prayers to all of you.

Sharon & Roy Martin

July 28, 2019

Terry helped us get our lot and became a friend such a sweet man we’ll miss u lot 1130

Tamera Parker

July 27, 2019

Prayers for you and your family at this time of Terry’s passing. Tamera Parker and family

Loren McCune

July 27, 2019

Sorry to hear of Terry's passing..our prayers are with you and your family..I worked for Terry helping deliver furniture for a part time job after my retirement..something to do..he was kind enough to give me the job. He was a kind man ..may God bless you and your family..

Mel and Barb Beechy

July 27, 2019

Terry will always be remembered at Jellystone park, he helped us to buy our 2nd park model and everytime we seen him on his golf cart, he always had a smile and a wave. God has another angel now and Terry is walking the streets of Gold. Prayers for peace and comfort to the family.. God Bless.

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