Terry DeBerry

July 29, 1946 ~ December 29, 2023 (age 77) 77 Years Old

Terry DeBerry Obituary

Terry DeBerry, passed away on December 29, 2023, at the age of 77, at Pruitt Health in Rockingham.

Funeral services will be held at 2:00 PM on Thursday, January 4, 2024 at Gibson Pentecostal Holiness Church, officiated by Rev. Ricky Stubbs.   Burial will follow at Pine Crest Cemetery.

Born on July 29, 1946 in Richmond County, he was a son of the late Donnie Junior DeBerry and Elgie Gretta Davis DeBerry.

Terry was a truck driver for Gibson Oil Company, where he enjoyed working for Ronnie Gibson.  Terry's interests and hobbies were a reflection of the simple pleasures he valued in life. He had a passion for riding horses, and spent time watching westerns.  His love for sports was evident in his unwavering support for the Carolina Panthers, and he could often be found cheering on his favorite NASCAR drivers and the Atlanta Braves.

Terry is survived by his wife of 44 years, Catherine Chavis DeBerry of the home; his children, Shane (Blake) DeBerry and his wife, Niki, of Gibson, Paul DeBerry, and Wayne DeBerry, both of Hamlet;  his step-son, Rodney (Chris) Chavis; his grandchildren, Brittany Simmons (Jesse), Brystal DeBerry, Cory DeBerry, Drew DeBerry, and Harper DeBerry; his great-grandchildren, Trevor, Trent, and Madison Bullard; sisters, Cherry Ann Raines (Gary) of Rockingham, Elaine Goins of Tampa, FL; brothers,  Donnie B. DeBerry (Crystal) of Rockingham, Bill James DeBerry (Joyce) of Lincolnton, NC, and Stevie DeBerry (Marie), of Rockingham; his brothers-in-law, Harold Fountaine and Darrell Davis; and numerous nieces and nephews.

He is preceded in death by his sons, Lynn, Jeff, and Shane DeBerry; his sisters, Catherine Fountaine and Virginia Davis; and his brothers, his twin Jerry DeBerry and Zake DeBerry.

The family will receive friends Wednesday, January 3, 2024 from 6:00 – 9:00 PM, at Bumgarner Family Funeral Service and Crematorium.

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January 3, 2024

6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Bumgarner Family Funeral Service and Crematorium
305 E. Church St.
Laurinburg, NC 28352

Funeral Service
January 4, 2024

2:00 PM
Gibson Pentecostal Holiness Church
13780 Francis Street
Gibson, NC 28343


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