Terryl L. Whirley, 61, of Brainerd, passed away Saturday, Aug. 30, 2008, at his home in Brainerd.
He was born on July 4, 1947, in Brainerd to Doyle and Geraldine (Zell) Whirley. He loved the outdoors including hunting and fishing. He also proudly served his country in Vietnam for three years following in his father's and grandfather's footsteps that also served in past wars.
Survived by his mother and stepfather, Geraldine and Roy Starkey; sons, Eric (Lyndsay) Whirley, Brian (Melissa) Whirley; daughter, Jolene (K.C.) Calvin; one sister, Susanne Whirley; one stepbrother, Darwin Starkey; and 11 grandchildren.
Terryl was preceded in death by his father, Doyle.
He will be missed by his family and many good friends.
Services will be 2 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 6, 2008, at Heritage Assembly of God Church in Baxter with Pastor Michael Towers officiating. Friends may call one hour prior to the service on Saturday. Interment will be at Evergreen Memorial Gardens in Brainerd. Military rites provided by VFW Post No. 1647.
Arrangements are with Halvorson-Johnson Funeral Home and Cremation Services of Brainerd.
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