Terry Stoddard

Born: Sun., Dec. 14, 1952
Died: Sun., Jun. 14, 2020

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Terry Lee Stoddard, 67, of Warren, passed away on Sunday, June 14, 2020, while mountain biking at Jake’s Rock Trail. Terry was born on December 14, 1952, in Whittier, CA, to the late Gerald and Betty (Rayber) Stoddard. He worked in building maintenance and was often referred to as a “Jack of all trades” by his family. He enjoyed painting, mountain biking and riding motorcycles. He loved to be outdoors and time spent with his friends, they meant everything to him. Terry was a wonderful husband, father, brother, and grandpa. He was so loved and will be dearly missed by everyone who knew him. He is survived by his loving wife, Kathy (Baker) Stoddard; his daughters, April Myers and Amy Stoddard; his siblings, Diane Kidman, Tonya Crofton, Cheryl and Danny Stoddard; 4 grandchildren; 2 great grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews. In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his grandson, Isiah Stoddard; and his maternal and paternal grandparents. There will be no public services, per Terry’s request.

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Linda Rugg
   Posted Thu June 18, 2020
Dear Kathy and family,
My heart felt condolences go out to you. I would see Terry first thing in the morning (7am), he would either be snow blowing out front, or checking the lights in our office.
He would always stop and say "Hi" then, Terry and I would get talking about one subject and end up into another subject, with many subjects in between. We would laugh at the end and wondered how we ended up with the last..as i'm sure you have many stories of your conversations. :-) The last one we held, we were discussing Covid, and our concerns, he expressed his concerns for you Kathy, that he was worried that the virus would hit you and felt that he was going to do all he could to keep you safe, as i'm sure he did. I will truly miss him, I will always cherish the palm tree/ocean painting he gave me, he was a great and interesting person. God bless you and your family, and I pray that he will keep you in his loving arms to help you get through this time of great sorrow. Sincerely, Linda Rugg

Cody Confer
   Posted Thu June 18, 2020
I just wanna reach out to the family. My name is Cody I've had the pleasure of working with Terry for the past two years. He was a hard working man who always told jokes and always had me laughing. I have a few painting from him he was an amazing artist! Such a terrible time to have to deal with this. May he rest in peace and may his family find peace. He will be missed.

Matthew Nikitopoulos
   Posted Thu June 18, 2020
Terry was one of those people that was universally liked. He could make you bust a gut laughing, made wonderful paintings for anyone who asked, always friendly. Come to think of it, I don't think I've ever ran into Terry while he was in a foul mood. He was a good man with a big heart, and I'm grateful for the opportunity to have known him. I'll miss him.

   Posted Thu June 18, 2020
Dear Kathy & Family

We are all thinking of you and your family!!!! If there is anything you need please let us know. We will miss Terry and his (Rattles he had in his vehicles so often). God bless all of you!!!

Your Warren Tire Family

Negan (Chase) Stoddard
   Posted Thu June 18, 2020
Terry was an amazing grandfather and father figure, I could make a whole list and talk all day about everything He did with me and taught me. He was a great man that was always laughing and making jokes. Terry must have broken near every bone in his body but that never stoped him from doing the things he loved. I love him and can’t wait to share all the stories I have with and of him to his great grandkids, Thea and her brother or sister.

Kim Eckert
   Posted Fri June 19, 2020
Terry- Forever in our Hearts ♥️ May you Rest In Peace.
Kim and Matthew Eckert

Danny Williams
   Posted Sat June 20, 2020
I meet Terry when he was 15 and I was 17. I dragged him all over the place. We rode Motorcycles, hiked together. We each went our different ways we never lost contact because he was more than a friend he was a brother to me. I could always call him and he would there for me. We would talk and laugh for hours on end about everything and nothing. I will miss him every day.

Wilma Hammar
   Posted Mon June 22, 2020
Dear Kathy, April and Amy and family, Uncle Wayne and I never had the honor of meeting Terry, but through your stories of him we feel that we knew him.

May your celebration of his life give you joy and comfort in all the ways that he was such an import part of your lives.

Kathy, his love for you beamed through you for all to see!

We love you all from the depths of our hearts.

Uncle Wayne and Aunt Wilma

Carolyn Stoddard
   Posted Sun July 05, 2020
Terry & Kathy have always been kind to us. When all the kids were little Jerry and I would visit them in Idaho and have all kinds of fun. Terry & his brother, Jerry, worked & laughed together, two peas in a pod. When we visited them in Florida, Jerry wasn’t doing well from cancer treatment. His brother, Terry, made him laugh & got him interested in painting. After we went back home Terry called his brother every few days. Jerry’s painting had to dry before we could take it home so Terry mailed it to him. I keep Jerry’s painting in my bedroom. Terry brought the personality out in Jerry. Now, I imagine them both cutting up together in heaven and continuing their laughter. I miss you both. Carolyn Stoddard

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