Terry Lyn Gockley, 75, Vietnam vet, worked at Bickel Chips and Penn Dairies, Red Sox fan

By on January 23, 2019

Terry Lyn Gockley, 75, of Manheim, passed away on Monday, Jan. 14, 2019 at Mount Hope Nazarene Retirement Community.

Born in Ephrata Township, he was the son of the late Jacob S. and Bernice (Sweigart) Gockley.

Terry proudly served in the United States Air Force during the Vietnam War. Terry worked at Penn Dairies as a draftsman. He later worked at Bickel Chips and Rivard Popcorn. Terry was a member of The Worship Center. He was an avid Boston Red Sox and Celtics fan. He enjoyed bowling and spending time with his beloved cat, Ginger.

Terry is survived by two brothers: Gary Gockley of Quarryville; and Troy (Jane) Gockley of Manheim; and a sister in law: Carol Gockley of Mount Joy.

He was preceded in death by a brother, Barry Gockley and a sister, Una Brower.

A memorial service was held Jan. 21 at Homestead Village Chapel, Lancaster. Interment will be private at Indiantown Gap National Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Mount Hope Nazarene Retirement Community Benevolent Fund, 3026 Mount Hope Home Road, Manheim, PA 17545.

To send an online condolence, visit sheetzfuneralhome.com. Arrangements by Sheetz Funeral Home, Mount Joy.

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