Obituary of Terry L. Gower
Terry L. Gower, 54, of Huntington, WV, passed away on Friday June 24, 2022 at his residence. He was born February 2, 1968 in Fairmont, WV, a son of Larry Gower and the late Palma Sue Sarver Gower. Terry was a 1985 graduate of North Marion High School and a member of the Church of God in Baxter, WV. He worked within the hospitality and sales industry his entire working career. Terry enjoyed fishing in the mountains and locally hunting on the family farm. He spent a lot of his free time building bicycles by incorporating motors onto bikes. He was artistic and enjoyed drawing cartoons characters. Terry enjoyed both playing and watching football, baseball, and basketball. After graduating high school, he moved to Florida with a scholarship to a Florida Junior College where he played baseball. He later returned to Fairmont and then played baseball at Fairmont State College. Terry is survived by his father and step-mother, Larry and Pat Gower of Fairmont, his brother, Matthew and Teri Beth Gower of Carolina, nephews, Fletcher, Bow, and Steyr Gower, uncles and aunts, William “Lug” and Judy Gower of Rivesville, Hatch and Brenda Gower of Bellview, Ron and Dotty Gower of Fairmont, Tom and Mary Gower of Fairmont, and John and Trish Gower of Logan, WV, his close friend, Pam Cabell of Huntington, as well as many cousins. In addition to his mother, Terry was preceded in death by his brother, Joseph “Joey” Anthony Gower. Memorial donations may be made to the Carolina United Methodist Church, 75 Main Street, Carolina, WV 26563. The family has entrusted the arrangements to Ford Funeral Home, DeGarmo Chapel, 207 Second Street, Rivesville, WV. Public visitation will be held on Thursday, June 30, 2022 from 2PM until 8PM and on Friday, July 1, 2022 from 10AM until 11AM. The funeral will be held in the funeral home on Friday, July 1, 2022 at 11AM with Reverend Gary Steele officiating. Interment will follow at Linn Cemetery in Benton’s Ferry, WV. Online condolences may be made to www.fordfuneralhomes.com.