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Terry Scalf

October 1, 1942 ~ March 10, 2020 (age 77)


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R. Terry Scalf, age 77, of Monmouth, Illinois; passed away at 8:18 AM on Tuesday March 10, 2020 at OSF St. Mary Medical Center in Galesburg, Illinois. He was born October 1, 1942 in Monmouth, Illinois, the son of George Alexander and Alice Irene (Isreal) Scalf. Terry attended public school in Monmouth and was a graduate of Monmouth High School in 1960.Terry proudly served his country in the United States Army where he attained the rank of Sargent. On May 21, 1966, he married Darlene Williams in Kirkwood, Illinois and she is surviving. 

Terry worked for a time as a salesman for Archway Cookie, was known locally selling automobiles for Prince Motors and Bruce Foote, and finished his career as a furniture sales representative for various companies in the Midwest.Terry was a member of the Monmouth Jaycees, a founding member of the Roseville Jaycees, member of the Heritage Bible Church in Monmouth, where he served as Elder, and chairman of Christian Education, and member of Promise Keepers. He was also an active member of the American Legion, serving as Post Commander from 2009-2011. 

Terry is survived by his wife Darlene of Monmouth, Illinois, two sons; Randal Scalf of Gurnee, Illinois and Michael "Mick" (Krista Ratley) Scalf of Madison, Wisconsin, three grandchildren; Molly Scalf and Harrison Scalf, both of Round Lake Beach, Illinois, and Nathaniel Scalf of Madison, Wisconsin. He is preceded in death by his parents and grandparents. 

A funeral service for Terry Scalf is planned for 10:30 AM on Saturday, March 14, 2020 at Heritage Bible Church in Monmouth, Illinois. Visitation is planned for 5:00-7:00 PM on Friday, March 13, 2020 at Turnbull Funeral Home in Monmouth. In Lieu of flowers, memorial funds may be made to Heritage Bible Church or the Lewy Body Dementia Association. Interment with Military Honors will be at Monmouth Cemetery.

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March 13, 2020

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Turnbull Funeral Homes - Monmouth
301 South Main Street 
Monmouth, IL 61462

Funeral Service
March 14, 2020

10:30 AM
Heritage Bible Church (Monmouth, Illinois)

March 14, 2020

Monmouth Cemetery
720 N 6th St
Monmouth, IL 61462

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