Allegan County News & Union Enterprise

Obituary: Eugene A Terrell, 80

Eugene Terrell was born on the Meconi farm in Kalamazoo Michigan on June 8, 1941 to Esther and Frank Terrell. He grew up on a farm in Paw Paw and raised horses and other animals. In childhood he attended a one room school house where he met the love of his life, Judy Daines. Eugene Terrell loved rock and roll and was a singer and guitarist in a band called Shades of Blue. He was clever with a welder and was a member of the Plumbers, Steamfitters & Pipefitters Local 337 for more than 30 years before retiring.
He died on April 10th in the comfort of his home in Allegan with his family present and is preceded in death by his daughter Deborah and his wife Judith.
A casual bonfire gathering will be held June 12th to share in his memory. To inquire for details please send an email to and be sure to include the keyword “memorial†anywhere in the message to receive a reply.

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