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Terry J. Pike

March 27, 1945 ~ March 9, 2019 (age 73)

Terry Jon Pike went to be with his Heavenly Father, Saturday March 9, 2019.

Terry was born March 27, 1945 to Cecil “Shorty” and Helen Lindsey Pike in Urbana, Il. They both preceded him in death.

Surviving are his wife Barb, sons, Shannon of Pearland, TX., Tadd of Buckeye, Az. Jon of Mahomet, Il. and step daughter Kris (Denny) Hale of Danville, Il.  Grandchildren Kieren and Mallory of Pearland TX., and step grandchildren, Tawny (Brian) Powell and Kyla (David Dunham) Dilts and great grandchildren, Jackson and Kehlani; sister Linda (Jim) McClughen, brother Tom (Lea) Pike both of Mahomet, Il. and several nephews and a niece and his dear dog Mandy.

Terry served in the U.S. Navy from 1965 through 1969 as a RM2 (Radioman Petty Officer 2nd Class) and achieved top secret security clearance. He was a 50-year American Legion member and belonged to Post 55 in Farmer City, Il. Terry was an avid Chicago Cubs and Bears fan who enjoyed taking care of his yard, family and friends.

The family would like to thank Carle Hospice and the Carle Oncology Department with special thanks to Doctors Rowland and Stanic and their staff for their care and compassion.

Sunset Funeral Home and Cremation Center in Danville, 3940 North Vermilion St. Danville, IL 61834 is handling arrangements and a private burial will be held at Danville National Cemetery Danville, Il. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Cornbelt Fire and Rescue in Mahomet, Il. Please join Terry’s family in sharing photos and memories on his tribute wall at

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