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Terry L. McCann – Obituary

Terry L. McCann, age 59, of Goreville, IL, passed away peacefully with his wife Angela and son Kyle by his side on Friday, February 3, 2017, in his home.
Terry was born on October 1, 1957, in Barnesville, Ohio, the son of Edwin McCann Jr. and Leta “Marilyn” McCann.
Terry answered the call of his nation by serving in the United States Army before beginning his 26-year career in the Illinois Department of Corrections. He moved through the ranks from Correctional Officer to Sergeant, Lieutenant, Captain, Major, Assistant Warden and Warden. Terry served as Warden of Shawnee, Vienna, Tamms and Stateville Correctional Centers before retiring in 2009. Terry and Angela then opened Eagle Ridge Winery, in Goreville, IL, where they enjoyed their passion, winemaking.
Terry was united in marriage to Angela Smith on May 11, 2011 in Jamaica. Terry and Angela spent 10 years together, sharing a life filled with devotion, friendship, honor and respect. Terry cherished the love they shared.
Terry was preceded in death by his beloved mother Marilyn Cain.
Terry’s beautiful life will forever be cherished by his wife Angela McCann, children Brian (Meagen), Kyle and Tara McCann, grandchildren, Eli, Jax and Olivia, his brothers, Mike (Charmaine), Dave (Adrianne), Alan (Mary) and Jeff (Kelli) McCann and father Edwin (Pat) McCann. Heartfelt gratitude to all those who provided care, support and prayers, especially Fr. Federico, Helia Healthcare of Energy, Serina, Gracie, and Jackie during the last two years.
Visitation will be from 2:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. on Friday, February 10th and at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, February 11th at Wilson-McReynolds Funeral Home, 900 N. Court St., Marion, IL.
The funeral service mass of Christian Burial will be held at 12:00 p.m. on Saturday, February 11, 2017, at St. Joseph Catholic Church located at 600 North Russell St. in Marion IL with Fr. Federico Higuera presiding.
For additional information please contact the funeral home by calling 618-993-2131.

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