Thursday, February 2, 2023

Terry Rudow, 64

WILMINGTON — Terry A. Rudow passed comfortably at home with his family after battling cancer on November 26.

Terry was born September 20, 1958 in Morris, IL to John and Wilma Rudow.

Left to treasure his memory wife Chris, Sons David Faxon, Jeramy (Jennifer) Rudow, Daughter Jessica Rudow, God children Ashley, Kyle, Clare Masur, Brother Rick (Liz) Rudow, Sister Sharon Rudow, and many nieces and nephews.He was preceded in death by his Son Benjamin Rudow, Sister Helen Rudow, and both parents.

Terry grew up in the foster care system with many wonderful parents. He was fortunate enough to find the love of his life at 19 and was blessed with 45 years together. He took advantage to further his education and rose to become head of machine maintenance.

After moving to NC he earned his electrical license and began installing elevators, after some serious injuries he retired. In retirement, he found fulfillment in helping others with repairs in and around the landfill community.

Terry enjoyed nature, travel, and puttering around in his happy place (his garage). He will be remembered for his easy going nature, infectious smile and unrelenting honesty.

Most of all Terry loved family, his wife and his biggest source of pride and enjoyment were his children.

Service will be Thursday, December 1 at 11 a.m. at St. John Episcopal Church, 1219 Forest Hills Drive in Wilmington.

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