Terry "The Colonel" Gene Meeder, 62 years old, passed away peacefully on May 28, 2017 in Traverse City after a short battle with cancer. He was born Jan. 26, 1956 in Antrim Country to Phyllis and Terry Meeder.
He is survived by his daughters, Whitney Meeder, of Petoskey, and Chelsea Meeder, of Alpena; grandchildren, Hayden, Harlow and Harper McConnell; brother, Paul, of Florida; sister, Susan; nephew, Travis, of Michigan; and partner of 25 years, Kathy, of Alden.
Terry worked in radio as a DJ, salesman and producing commercials, winning several radio awards. In the later years he was given the radio name, "The."
Terry loved music, often entertaining friends playing guitar and singing. Terry enjoyed writing poetry and had several published.
Family and friends will gather for visitation on Saturday, June 3, at 10 a.m., at Antrim Church of Christ, 10228 U.S. 131, Mancelona, MI 49659. A service will follow at 11 a.m. with refreshments following the service.
Published on  June 2, 2017