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Terry Young – Waverly

INDEPENDENCE – Terry Young, 56, of Waverly, IA died on Thursday, July 1, 2021, in Independence, IA.

Terry was born on April 25, 1965, in Waterloo, IA the son of Kent D. and Sherill J. (Coventry) Young. He attended the Independence Christian Academy. Shortly after he finished school Terry moved to Waterloo, IA. There he started to work with his uncle building pallets. He quickly moved onto working in construction. He worked for many years for TC Construction and Larson Construction helping pour concrete. On June 11, 1989, he married Laurie Huntley in Waterloo, IA. Together they made their home in Waterloo and later Steamboat Rock and Eldora, IA. They were later divorced in 1995. In 2017 Terry moved to Waverly, IA to be closer to his daughter and grandchildren.

Terry enjoyed staying busy, outside of work he would often take on side jobs pouring smaller concrete jobs. He also valued spending time with his family. He loved taking his grandchildren to the river to go fishing and swimming.

He is survived by his mother, Sherill Cain, Independence, IA, his daughters, Katrina (Fernando Gil-pavia), Waverly, IA, Amber (Shane) Blackledge, Waverly IA, his grandchildren, Chico, Julianna, Colton, Aliyah, Alyssa, and Uriah, four sisters; Michele Mahler, Warsaw, IN, Seena (Cid) Irvine, Independence, IA, Missy (Tito) Obagi, Fresno, CA, Holly (Matt) Mara, CR, a brother, Kent (Sheri) Young Jr. Independence, IA, and many nieces and nephews.

Terry is preceded in death by his father, Kent Young Sr., his stepfather Homer Cain, and three sisters; Sharon Lee, Rebecca Timmer, and Krystal Cain.

A Visitation will be held from 5 to 8 PM on Thursday July 8, 2021, at the Reiff Family Center- Funeral Home & Crematory in Independence, IA. A funeral Service will be held at 10:30 AM on Friday July 9, at the Calvary Evangelistic Center in Independence, IA.

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