Terran L. "Terry" Sills | PostIndependent.com

Terran L. "Terry" Sills

Terran L. “Terry” Sills went to be with his Father on Tuesday, Jan. 6, 2004, at his home, after losing his battle with cancer. He was 54.

A memorial service will be held at 4 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 9, at the United Methodist-Presbyterian Church, 200 E. 4th St. in Rifle, with the Rev. Rich Stoakes officiating.

Mr. Sills was born May 15, 1949, in Gregory, S.D., to Marvin and Margaret Sills. At age 6, his family moved to Casper, Wyo. He graduated from Natrona County High School in 1967 and attended Casper College.

He married Gayle Benton on Sept. 26, 1970.

Mr. Sills worked for various businesses in Casper for 20 years, including BiRite Drug, before moving to Rifle in 1992. In Rifle, he worked for the Garfield Re-2 School District until the time of his death.

Mr. Sills enjoyed the outdoors, especially camping and gardening. He was a member of Master gardeners in Wyoming and Colorado. He was also a member of Associated Locksmiths of America.

He was a volunteer for Little League, Girl Scouts and Master Gardeners.

He was preceded in death by his father, Marvin Sills.

Mr. Sills is survived by his wife of 33 years, Gayle Sills; by his mother, Margaret Sills of Casper, Wyo.; by daughters Samantha Sills of Rifle and Leanne Sills of Greeley; by a sister, Marjorie Bales of Casper, Wyo.; and by many nieces, nephews and cousins.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Re-2 Education Foundation, 839 Whiteriver Ave., Rifle, CO 81650, or to Roaring Fork Hospice, P.O. Box 1970, Glenwood Springs, CO 81602.

Rifle Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

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