Terry Paul Hipsley, 80, of Van Wert died Monday, September 13, 2021 under hospice care.
He was born May 9, 1941 in Van Wert, the son of Paul E. Hipsley and Thelma E. (Deal) Hipsley, who both preceded him in death.
He is survived by his sisters; Sandra (Paul) Wilson and Karen (John) Breitwieser, a brother; Michael (Margaret) Hipsley, and several nieces and nephews.
He graduated from Van Wert High School in 1959.
He worked for the Universal Insulation Company right out of high school, he was a substitute mail carrier, and also worked for the US Geological Survey, Department of Interior for two years and for the Van Wert County Engineers Office for 33 years as Engineering Tech III. He was the owner of Hipsley's Lincoln Highway Country Store.
He was past president of the Men's Garden Club and Van Wert Eagles.
Per his wish he is to be cremated with no viewing prior to cremation.
Burial will be in Woodland Cemetery in Van Wert on October 2, 2021 at 11:00 am. Graveside service is open to the public.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the American Cancer Society.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Alspach-Gearhart Funeral Home & Crematory in Van Wert.