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Terry Stidham

June 29, 1955 ~ June 19, 2021 (age 65)


Terry Stidham, of Medora, passed away unexpectedly at Columbus Regional Hospital on the morning of June 19, 2021, with his loving wife by his side. He was 65.

Terry entered this life on June 29, 1955, in Seymour, Indiana the oldest born to the loving parents Larkin and MaryAnn (Thompson) Stidham.  He was the big brother to Debi. Terry spent his life in Medora and attended Medora Community Schools. He left school and started driving a truck for many years, having driven for Bundy’s Grain, Ben Franklin, and Moon Freightline. He retired from driving a truck and went to driving a forklift at Aisin for almost 21 years.

Terry was united in marriage to Cathy (Nowland) Stidham on April 14, 1984, in Washington County. She survives at the home.  He was a devoted husband, loving father, and “Pap” that had the best lap for his grandchildren.  He was a member of the Medora United Methodist Church, and ABATE Motorcycle Group. He loved riding his Harley Davidson, working on his lawn mowers, or riding on his side-by-side.

He leaves a legacy of love with his family, his mother, MaryAnn Stidham of Medora a devoted wife of 37 years, Cathy Stidham of Medora, kids, Tammi Christopher of Clearspring, Kaylin Stidham of Seymour, Breena Stidham of Seymour, Brennen Stidham of Seymour,  Paula Helton and her husband Roy of Medora, Mike Raby of Medora,  six grandchildren, Jordan Helton and his wife Alisha of Medora, Jared Helton of Medora, Jerica Raby of Medora, Donovan Christopher,  Noah Christopher, Presley Reynolds of Clearspring, seven great-grandchildren Emory Helton, Addie Helton, River Helton, Mila Helton, Wesson Smith, Kaydon Smith, Raelyn Smith,  a sister Debi Stidham Brown of Medora, and a nephew Jamie Wingler and his wife Amy of Greenwood and an Aunt Beulah Henson of Brownstown.

He was preceded in death by his father, Larkin Stidham who passed on March 16, 1991, and grandparents Mary and Henry Stidham and Amanda and Harry Thompson.

Funeral Services will be conducted on Wednesday, June 23, 2021, at 11:00 am at Hague Funeral Home of Medora with Pastor Lennie Lawrence officiating. Burial will follow at Liberty Cemetery.

Friends may visit on Tuesday, June 22, 2021, from 4:00 - 8:00 pm and after 10:00 am until the time of the service at Hague Funeral Home.

Memorials may be written in Terry’s name to the American Heart Association through Hague Funeral Home of Medora 

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June 22, 2021

4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Hague & Zabel Funeral Homes
23 Riley Street
Medora, IN 47260

Funeral Service
June 23, 2021

11:00 AM
Hague & Zabel Funeral Homes
23 Riley Street
Medora, IN 47260

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