Terry Carl Mills

August 29, 1935 ~ October 3, 2021 (age 86)


Terry Carl Mills passed away October 3, 2021 at 8:40 am in Union Hospital.  Terry was born August 29, 1935 in Indianapolis, Indiana to Henderson and Dorothy Mills.  He graduated from Pike High School in 1953, Airborne Communication/Navigation, 1954 and Non-destructive Testing School in 1972. He married Rose Marie Murphy on April 13, 1958, in the Methodist Church in Marshall, Illinois. They were married for 63 years.  He was the father of five children, Dale Allan, Della Sue, and Stacy Jean who died at birth.  Also, Scott (Lynn) and Steve (Amy) Mills.  The grandfather of five grandchildren, Kylee (Josh) Esh & Sydney, Melanie, Mitchell, and Meredith Mills.  He retired from the Air National Guard as a SMSgt after 38 years of service.  He was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church, Masonic Lodge #390, and Past Master of Masonic Lodge #264, member of the American Legion, and the Zorah Shrine Temple in Terre Haute, In.

His hobbies were photography, golf, and bowling.  In lieu of flowers donations can be made to the Shriner’s Hospital for Children in St. Louis, Mo.

Greiner Funeral Home, 2005 North 13th Street, Terre Haute, Indiana, 47804 was entrusted with care and arrangements.  Cremation was chosen, with a memorial service to be held at a later date. Online condolences can be made at

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