CARLISLE — Wm. Terry Pless Jr., 44, of Carlisle, passed away Friday, May 17, 2013. Terry was born in Bloomington on June 28, 1968, to Terry and Marie Edwards Pless. He was a 1986 graduate of Sullivan High School. Terry worked at Pfizer’s in Terre Haute for 21 years and was employed at Sunrise Coal Mine in Carlisle. He also helped his brother-in-law David Phegley farm.
He was a member of the Carlisle Lodge 3 Free & Accepted Masons. He enjoyed golfing, farming and spending time with his nieces and nephews. He is preceded in death by his grandparents, Ray and Juanita Pless, Bernard and Lizzie Edwards; and his mother-in-law, Irene Unger.
Survivors include his wife, Lisa Unger Pless, whom he married on March 21, 1994; his parents; one sister, Nikki (and Darin) Sisil of Sullivan; one brother, Troy (and his companion Betsy Lovell) of Sullivan; four nieces, Cortney Emmons, Shae Doty, Peyton and Addison Sisil; three nephews, Eli Emmons, Thad Sullivan and Andy Doty; and a great-nephew, Layne Emmons.
Visitation for Terry will be at Holmes Memorial Chapel, in Sullivan, on Monday May 20, 2013, from 4 to 8 p.m., with Masonic services given by Lodge 3 at 7 p.m. Services will be 11 a.m. Tuesday, with the Rev. Harold Hatfield officiating. The family requests that friends, staff and clergy be dressed casual during visitation and services. Burial will take place at the Merom Cemetery.