He was born Jan. 6, 1951 in Bellevue, the son of Eldon and Alberta “Speck and Tootie” Hackenburg.
Terry worked for many years at Norfolk Southern Railroad in various departments. His true passion was cooking, you knew you were truly blessed when he showed up with a home cooked meal for you. He was gifted with the ability to fix anything and enjoyed woodworking and furniture making.
He served in the U.S. National Guard and was a member of VFW Post 1238.
He is survived by his daughter, Alisa (Brad) Smith of Monroeville; he was Poppy to six grandchildren: Parker, Stella, Nolan, Hudson, Carson and Chloe. He also is survived by siblings, Clair (Becky) Hackenburg of Clyde, Denny (Leslie) Hackenburg of Bellevue, and Sharon Kae Kessler of Bellevue.
In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his daughter, Dawn Hackenburg.
A memorial gathering will be held at 10:30 a.m. to noon Friday at St. Paul’s United Church of Christ, 428 Kilbourne St., where a luncheon will begin at noon. Foos & Foos Funeral Service, Bellevue is in care of arrangements.
Memories and condolences may be shared at www.foosfuneral.com.