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Terry Ross Sires, 75, died on Monday, March 4, 2019, in Lubbock, TX, following hospitalization for pneumonia. A memorial service was held on Saturday afternoon, March 9, 2019 at First Unitarian Universalist Church in Lubbock with a private burial.

Terry was born on May 15, 1943, to Ross and Hazel Sires in Levelland. He was raised in Whitharral. Terry graduated from South Plains College. He served our county in the National Guard from 1966 through 1973. He retired from a national fire sprinkler business, Simplex Grinnel, in 2012. Terry was an avid golfer and enjoyed dancing, traveling and watching college sports.

He is predeceased by his parents; his sister, Barbara Stephenson; his second wife, J.J. Sires; and Sharon Barret, his sister-in-law.

Terry is survived by his wife, Carolyn F. Moore; Cathleen Ruff, mother of his children; daughter, Angela O’Daniel (Gary); son, Brandon Sires (Mary); brother, Jerry Sires (Karen); brother-in-law, Coda Stephenson (Pat); six grandchildren; one great-granddaughter; and stepsons, John David Van Story, Jr., and Jay Barret Van Story.

Terry’s family suggests that in lieu of flowers, donations be made to Lubbock Meals on Wheels.

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