William Terry Stuart, age 69, of Clarendon, Texas, died Friday, February 9, 2018, at Thomas E. Creek VA Medical Center in Amarillo, Texas. He was born February 10, 1948, at Salem, Illinois, the son of Archie Lamar and Kathryn Lou Stuart.
Terry grew up in Ulysses, Kansas, and was a graduate of Ulysses High School. He furthered his education at Emporia State University, Fort Hays State University and Wichita State University to receive his Bachelor’s Degree. Terry served in the US Army from 1968-1970 during the Vietnam War. During his career, Terry worked as a State Trooper for the Kansas Highway Patrol, served as the Grant County Recreation Director, was the Owner of the Sports Page Bar and Grill, and was a Case Manager at Area Mental Health. Terry was a member of Dexter D. Harbour American Legion Post #79.
On March 12, 1972, Terry married Kathy Gaskill in Ulysses, Kansas. She survives.
Other survivors include one daughter; Tera Jo Gerber and husband Clay of Amarillo, Texas, two sons; Trevor Stuart of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, and Tanner Stuart and wife Leigha of Amarillo, Texas, grandchildren; Brayden Ridgway, Gracie Jo Ridgway, Taycen Gerber and Creed Stuart all of Amarillo, Texas, two sisters; Susan Kibbie of Carencro, Louisiana, and Mary Ann McGillivray and husband Kelly of Colorado Springs, Colorado.
Terry is preceded in death by his parents.
Memorial service will be held Saturday, February 24, 2018, at 2:00 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church in Ulysses, Kansas, with Reverend Todd Guinn and Reverend Kelly Gindlesberger officiating. Military rites will be conducted by Dexter D. Harbour American Legion Post# 79. Family requests memorials be given to Grant County Recreation Commission or the Historic Adobe Museum both in care of Garnand Funeral Home, 405 W. Grant, Ulysses, KS 67880.