Walter M. Terry, Jr.

Published 9:22 am Monday, November 21, 2022

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AHOSKIE, NC – Walter McCoy “Coy” Terry, Jr., age 63, of Highway 561, Ahoskie, passed away on Thursday, November 17, 2022 at the Accordius Health at Creekside Care of Ahoskie, NC, after a long battle with MS.

A native of Hertford County, Coy was born on August 22, 1959, to Walter McCoy Terry, Sr. and Myrtle Perry Terry in Ahoskie, NC. Coy was a simple man that enjoyed the simpler things in life. He spent many years in construction. He was an avid outdoorsman, that loved to hunt, fish, and play golf as long as his health permitted. In his later years he settled back home to take care of his mother, and that he did with the up most respect for the mother he loved dearly. Coy also enjoyed listening to music, you could ride by the house most anytime and see his sitting on the porch enjoying the radio. Coy will be greatly missed by his family and friends.

Along with his father, he was preceded in death by a brother, Kenny Terry.

Coy is survived by his loving mother, Myrtle, two daughters, Sierra Terry and Kasey Marshall; step-daughter, Erica Mooring; grandchildren, Jordan, Jaden, and Eli; two sisters, Melba Terry Phillips and husband Mike of Burlington, NC, and Ann Terry Smith of Greenville, NC; and two brothers, Bobby Terry and wife Linda of Aulander, NC, and Will Terry and wife Effie of York Town, VA; along with numerous nieces, nephews, extended family and friends.

A celebration of life memorial service will be held on Tuesday, November 22, 2022, at 2:00 pm at the Job Cemetery, Aulander, NC, with Rev. Taylor Latham officiating.

Garrett-Sykes Funeral Service – Ahoskie Chapel is handling the arrangements for the Terry family and online condolences can be directed to the family by visiting