Terry Lee Overmyer, 68, of Payne, passed away suddenly at home Wednesday, August 12, 2020.
Terry was born in Paulding, Ohio on February 29, 1952, a son of the late Katherine Lucille (Laker) and Richard Eli Overmyer.
Sports was a big part of Terry's whole life. Playing baseball, basketball and football at Payne High School and played in Mens softball league for several years, as well as participating every year in the Marathon charity basketball game in Payne. He grew up in a family that enjoyed each other's company, and still get together for long, intense games of Pinochle.
After graduating from Payne High School, Terry went to work at BF Goodrich in Woodburn. He would eventually retire with over 49 years behind him.
Terry married Terri Willems on June 10, 1978. His new family was no different than his family growing up. Terry's love of sports kept him
involved in his son's lives by coaching basketball for Saint John's Catholic School and baseball for the Payne Ball Association. He was also very comfortable swinging a golf club and coaching cheering on the Ohio State Buckeyes and Cincinnati Reds (Go Cubbies!) from his living room!
He will be sadly missed by his wife, Terri; sons, Rod (Adrianne) & Nate (Kelly) Overmyer; siblings, Dick (Ann) Overmyer, Pam Proxmire and twin brother, Larry (Marti) Overmyer and his pride and joy-grandchildren, Ramsey, Monroe, Emersyn and one on the way! He was also preceded in death by his sister, Patricia Overmyer.
Viewing is Monday, August 17, 2020, 4 - 7 pm at Dooley Funeral Home, 5761 SR 500, Payne.
His graveside service is Tuesday, August 18, 2020, 10 am at Wiltsie Cemetery, 7955 Road 51, Payne, Ohio 45880.
Due to state mandate we ask that you wear masks at all times, maintain social distancing and refrain from contact to keep everyone safe while participating in Terry's viewing and graveside service.
Please mail memorials directly to Paulding Area Support Society (Playing Ball for Those That Can't) PO Box 49, Paulding, Ohio 45879.
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