Terry graduated from New London High School in 1964 and went on to receive a journalism degree from The Ohio State University. In 1970, Terry began working for the New London Record newspaper and was promoted to editor in 1983, a position in which he served for 29 years. He also wrote articles for the Norwalk Reflector and Sandusky Register.
Terry was a former member and past president of the New London Rotary Club and a member of the Independent Living Center of North Central Ohio, the Fitchville Conservation League, the New London Eagles and the Sons of the American Legion.
Terry is survived by his mother, Fanchon Arlene (Kline) Wilson of New London; sister, Rosemary (John) Liles of Norwalk; a niece, Mary Beth; a nephew, Andrew; and many cousins.
He was preceded in death by his father, Harvey Wilson; and niece, Eve.
A Graveside Service will be held at 2 P.M., Tuesday, May 6, 2014, at the Fitchville Cemetery, with Pastor Georgette Gaston and Pastor Ben Black officiating. Terry’s family and friends are invited to join in a time of light refreshments and fellowship at The Laurels of New London, following the service.
If desired, memorial contributions may be made to the New London Rotary Club, P.O. Box 43, New London, OH 44851 or the Independent Living Center of North Central Ohio, 1 Marion Avenue 115C, Mansfield, OH 44903.