Obit: Terrill Uhr


Terrill C. “Terry” Uhr, 74, of Bettendorf, Iowa, died Friday, Feb. 12, 2021, at Manor Care Health Services, Davenport.

Cremation will take place at Trimble Crematory, Moline, under the direction of Cremation Society of the Quad Cities. Burial will be in Rock Island National Cemetery at a later date. Condolences may be shared at

Terrill Craig Uhr was born Dec. 24, 1946, in Davenport, Iowa, the son of Raymond “Lyle” and Grace Antonette (Griffin) Uhr. He graduated from Bettendorf High School in 1964, and went on to serve in the U.S. Army. He married Carol Sue Koppenhaver on July 16, 1971, in Wilton.

Terry took part in the painting apprentice program and remained active in the program. He took over his parents’ painting business, R.L. Uhr Decorating, which he purchased in 1979 and operated until 2014.

He enjoyed reading and anything with a motor, especially boats, motorcycles and cars.

Terry is survived by his beloved wife of nearly 50 years, Carol; a sister, Becky Uhr of Davenport; and two nephews, Taylor Uhr and Jon Koppenhaver.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

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