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July 18, 2013

Terry Benedict Jr.

Terry Benedict Jr.

Terry Benedict Jr., 44, Logansport, passed away at 5:45 a.m. Wednesday, July 17, 2013, at his residence after his two-and-a-half-year battle with ALS.

Born September 17, 1968, in Logansport, he was the son of Terry “Jake” Sr. and Patricia (McPherson) Benedict.

Terry enjoyed collecting coins, hunting, fishing, camping, computers and most of all spending time with his friends and family. He was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church and he was a former truck driver.

He was a 1987 graduate of Logansport High School.

Survivors include his mother, Patricia Benedict of Logansport, father, Terry “Jake” Benedict Sr. (Brenda) of Logansport, daughter, Tiara Benedict of Logansport, companion, Marti Banic and her daughters, Kelsea and Kimberly all of Logansport; brothers, Mark (Jeni) Caple of Logansport, Travis Caple of Logansport, Andrew Morehouse of Lafayette, Dwain Minniear of Twelve Mile, and Scott Minniear of Lafayette, sisters; Traci (Dave) Hotka of Ft. Myers, Fla., and Rebecca Minnear of Kewanna; and also grandchildren, Kaidyn and Wyatt, and grandparents, Alice Tocco of Logansport, Gerald Morehouse (Janet) of Royal Center, and Ann Hansen of Logansport.

Terry was preceded in death by grandparents, Carl and Betty McPherson and George Benedict, uncles, Thomas McPherson and Keith Michael, and cousin, Ginny McPherson.

Services will be held at 6 p.m. Friday at Marocco—Rans Funeral Chapel.

Friends may visit from 3 p.m. until the time of service Friday at the funeral chapel.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the American ALS Foundation.

Please sign the online guestbook or leave a condolence at www.ransfuneralhomes.com.

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