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Terry Brentwood Askins

Terry Brentwood Askins, age 85, of Brandenburg, KY, passed away on October 29, 2020 at his residence surrounded by his family.

He was born November 10, 1934 in Cloverport, KY, the son of the late Robert and Margaret Crowe Askins and preceded in death by his sister, Shirley Ryan.

Terry was a graduate of Frederick Fraize High School in Cloverport, KY. He served in the United States Marine Corps from 1952 until 1956 where he was stationed primarily in Cuba. Terry was a licensed pilot and loved to fly as much as possible. Terry retired after 34 years from Olin Corporation Doe Run Plant in Brandenburg, having worked in their Venezuela Plant for a time.

He is survived by his loving wife of 60 years, Leverin Brabant Askins; three children: Brent Askins of Bowling Green, KY, Jeffrey (Kim) Askins of Medina, TN and Nancy (Bryan) Simmons of Seneca, SC; his sister: Beverly Bice of south Bend, IN; and four grandchildren: Morgan, Page, Cate & Ezra.

A private family service will be held from the Chapel of the Bruington-Jenkins-Sturgeon Funeral Home in Brandenburg with burial to follow in Cap Anderson Cemetery.

Expressions of sympathy may be made to the Friends of Meade County Animal Shelter, 516 Hillcrest Drive, Brandenburg, KY 40108.

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