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Terry Lee VanBuskirk Sr., 73, of 845 St. Louis Street, Lewisburg, passed away about noon on Friday, June 23, 2017, at his residence surrounded by his family.
A native of Union County, he was born April 14, 1944, in Linntown, a son of the late Palmer Nervon and Wanda (Arner) VanBuskirk. He was married to the former Alice Brouse and together they just celebrated their 50 anniversary.

Terry was a graduate of the Lewisburg High School with the class of 1962. Upon graduation he served four years in the Air Force.
He was employed for a short time at Baker's Body Shop in Linntown and then worked many years at Bucknell University in the heating and air conditioning department.
He was a member of First Baptist Church of Lewisburg, Kratzer-Dull Post 182 American Legion, Lewisburg, the West Shore Railroad, the West End Fire Company, Union County Sportsman's Club, and the NRA.
Terry enjoyed bowling, hunting, and the drags.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by one daughter and son-in-law, Wendy and Gerald Shoemaker, of West Milton; one son and daughter-in-law, Terry Jr. and Kara VanBuskirk, of Winfield; three granddaughters and one grandson.
He was preceded in death by one brother, Steven VanBuskirk.

Friends and relatives will be received from 10 to 11 a.m. Tuesday at the John H. Shaw III Funeral Home, Market and Eighth streets, Lewisburg, followed by the funeral at 11, with the Rev. John H. Shaw III officiating.
Burial will follow in the Lewisburg Cemetery with military services provided by Lewisburg area veterans.
Published on June 25, 2017
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