Terry Inman

Wood River | Monday, September 28 2020 |

Terry C. Inman, 69, passed away at 8:20am on Monday, September 28, 2020, at Elmwood Nursing and Rehab in Maryville.  He was born on April 14, 1951, in Blackton, Arkansas, the son of the late Jesse and Maude (Speakman) Inman.  He married the former Sharon Linkeman on June 9, 1973, in Wanda, and she survives.  Other survivors include a daughter and son in law: Kristi and Josh Carter of Roxana, a son and daughter in law: Kevin and Kelli Inman of Seattle, Washington, nine grandchildren: Tyler, Kaylee, Nik, Jordan, Ashton, Evan, Ezra, Bodhi, Holden, two sisters: Betsy Foster of White Hall, Arkansas, Lelia Poss of Rison, Arkansas, four brothers and two sisters in law: Clarence Inman of Rison, Arkansas, Willard Inman of Brighton, Robert and Debbie Inman of Jerseyville, Jack and Mary Inman of Godfrey, a sister in law: Vera Inman of Pine Bluff, Arkansas, many nieces, nephews, and other extended family and friends.

Terry started working at the age of fifteen.  He was formerly employed at Economy Boat Store, National Marine Service, SCNO, and he retired from American Commercial Lines where he started as a Deckhand and retired as a High Captain.  Terry loved spending time with family and friends.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by three brothers: Jesse, Jerry,  Billy Ray, two brothers in law: Donald Poss, Zane Foster and a sister in law: Pearl Inman.

In celebration of his life, a drive thru visitation will be from 4:30pm to 6pm on Thursday, October 1, 2020, at Pitchford Funeral Home in Wood River.  Private funeral services will be held on Friday, October 2, 2020, at the funeral home.  Judy Loyd will officiate.  Burial will follow at Rose Lawn Memory Gardens in Bethalto.

Memorials are suggested to the Alzheimer’s Association.

Online guestbook available at

Obit Provided By:
Pitchford Funeral Home

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