Terry John Shank, 79, Gallatin, passed away Nov. 30, 2017. A celebration of life was held Saturday, Jan. 13, 2017, at Lake Viking. Cremation was under the direction of McWilliams Funeral Home in Gallatin.

Terry was born in Lexington, Mich., July 31, 1938. He spent many years as a car salesman in the Detroit, Mich., metropolitan area. Prior to retirement, Terry worked for the sheet metal workers union in the Detroit area. After retirement, in 2000, Terry and Julia relocated to Missouri. They settled into their residence at Lake Viking in Gallatin in 2001. Terry enjoyed his family, friends and pets, and he loved to socialize. He was an avid sports fan.

Terry was preceded in death by parents John and Helen (Terry); sister, Sue (Patterson); and wife, Julia Ann (Muller) in 2015.

Terry is survived by his three daughters, Karen Simmons and her husband Timothy of Detroit, Mich., Linda Torey and her husband Norman of Minneapolis, Minn., and Diane O’Dell and her husband Troy of Kearney, Mo.; four grandchildren, Sarah Grimmer, Tyler Zajac, Maxwell Storey and Alexandria Storey; and many nieces and nephews. 

Memorials may go to the Active Aging Resource Center, 109 S. Main, Gallatin, Mo., 64640.