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Terry L. Edwards

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Terry Lee Edwards, 61, passed away on December 30, 2018 in Cypress, Texas. He was born November 6, 1957 in Waco, Texas. Terry was an Eagle Scout, which is the highest achievement attainable in the Boy Scouts of America. Only 4% of all boy scouts are granted this rank. In 1976, Terry graduated from Altus High School in Altus, Oklahoma. 12 years later, he graduated from Tarleton University, in Stephenville, Texas with a Bachelor of Science degree in Geology. He worked for the Fort Worth Zoo relocating animals throughout the United States. After 30 years of dedicated service, Terry retired from Halliburton/Boots & Coots. During his time there he was employed as a Senior Well Control Technical  Specialist, and worked on over 300 oil wells in over 30 countries. After his retirement, he remained in the industry as a Board Member for Oilfield Helping Hands for the last 8 years. Terry enjoyed being outdoors. He especially loved hunting, fishing, and sporting clay tournaments. He was a member of the Grand National Quail Association. Terry was a proud member of the National Rifle Association and he was also Chairman of Friends of the NRA, in Duncan, Oklahoma from 2003-2005.

Terry is preceded in death by his parents, Harold & Betty Edwards; aunt, Jean (Edwards) Childress; and his grandparents, Grady & Thelma Edwards and Mento & Elizabeth Gaines.

He is survived by his loving wife, Elizabeth Edwards, Cypress, Texas; son, Kelly Chambers & wife Cassandra, and grandson, Jaxon of House Spring, Missouri; daughter, Megan Jackson & husband Casey, grandson, Cade, and granddaughter, Macklin of Benton, Arkansas; sister in law, Pat Wood & husband Lynn, and 2 nieces, Jennifer & Kristy of Rocky, Oklahoma; sister, Michelle Hill & husband Cam, and 2 nieces, Lauren & Camryn of Midlothian, Texas; cousins, Dolph Gaines of Houston, Texas; Lynn Zimmermann of Spring, Texas; Lee Gaines of Houston, Texas; Cynthia Dugan of Ft. Worth, Texas;  and Alicia Maes of Atlanta, Georgia; and also his uncle, Joe Childress of Ft. Worth, Texas.

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