Terry Umstead

Terry Lee Umstead, 49, of Wellsville, OH, passed away suddenly Saturday, April 26, 2014, at his home in Wellsville, OH.

He was born February 14, 1965, in Steubenville, OH.

Terry was a 1983 graduate of Toronto High School; member of the Wellsville Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 5647 and the Wellsville Fraternal Order of Eagles Aerie 772.

He was preceded in death by his sisters, Pamela Jean Kersey who passed away March 11, 1988, and Martha E. Devore who passed away May 5, 2008; brothers, Joseph Kersey who passed away August 24, 2004, and Robert Kersey who passed away October 27, 2013; biological mother, Margaret Holmes Kersey who passed away May 27, 2008.

He is survived by his wife, Penny Sue (Wright) Umstead of Wellsville, OH, whom he married November 1, 1988; sons, Terry “Michael” Umstead, Andrew Ryan Umstead, Austin Jared Umstead, and Zachary Christian Umstead all of Wellsville, OH; father, Charles Morris Umstead of Toronto, OH; mother, Karen Sue (Kersey) Cunningham of Calcutta, OH; sisters, Karen Dawn Anderson of Toronto, OH, Kimberly Logan and John Logan of Toronto, OH, and Theresa Harris of Weirton, WV; brothers, Charles “Butch” Kersey and fiancee Cindi of Wellsville, Calvin Kersey of New Cumberland, WV; sisters-in-law, Christina Rae Rawson and Jennifer Lynn Rawson; brother-in-law, Robert Lester Wright, Jr. and Steven Douglas Wright; mother-in-law, Roberta Rae Wright; father-in-law, Robert Lester Wright; many nieces and nephews.

Wilma Walker was like a mom to Terry, and he wanted her mentioned along with her son, Michael Walker who Terry thought of as a brother instead of a lifelong best friend.

Visitation hours for Terry will be held from 3-5 p.m. Thursday, May 1, at the Clarke Funeral Home, 302 Main St., Toronto.

A celebration service of Terry’s life will be held at 5 p.m. Thursday, May 1, at the funeral home with Pastor Raul Diaz officiating.

To send condolences to the family go to www.clarkefuneralhome.com