Friday, April 23, 2021

Terry V. Sipple (April 21, 2021)

Terry V. Sipple age 82, of Greenville passed away at 9:39 AM on Wednesday, April 21, 2021, at the Brethren Retirement Community in Greenville.

Terry was born September 19, 1938, in Miami County to the late Ora L. & Ruth E. (Vantilburgh) Sipple. In addition to his parents, Terry was also preceded in death by his wife, Marilyn O. (Zimmers) Sipple on January 17, 2017, whom he married September 26, 1959; infant daughter, Michele Sipple; and sister, Marilyn Crosby.

Terry is survived by his children, Cindy & Tom Scott of Greenville and Kent Sipple & Phyllis Shafer of Greenville; grandchildren, Amie & Scott James, Cara & Christian Lobenstein and Erin Scott; great-grandchildren, Emma James, Calvin James, Cain James and Finley Lobenstein; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Terry was a chemical engineer at Inland Division of General Motors for 39 years. Terry was very active in the New Madison United Methodist Church and the Ohio Gourd Society. Terry along with his wife, Marilyn showed their homegrown fruits and vegetables at the Darke County and Ohio State Fair for 30 years. Terry really enjoyed gardening, fishing, hunting, spending time with his grandchildren and wintering in Texas. 

A funeral service will be held at 2:00 PM on Monday, April 26, 2021, at Zechar Bailey Funeral Home in Greenville with Pastor Carol Duffield officiating. Burial will follow in Oak Grove Cemetery in Ft. Jefferson. The family will receive friends on Monday from 1:00 to 2:00 PM at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to New Madison United Methodist Church. Condolences for the family may be expressed through