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Terry Dean Boddy

07/11/1943 - 09/07/2019
Service Date: 09/12/2019
Service Time: 10:00 AM
Service Location: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 2424 Old Gilbert Rd., Mesa, Arizona
Visitation Date: 09/11/2019
Visitation Time: 5:00 - 7:00 PM
Visitation Location: Bunker's University Chapel, 3529 E. University Drive, Mesa
Interment: National Memorial Cemetery of Arizona, 23029 N. Cave Creek Road, Phoenix, Arizona

Terry married Lucinda Christine (Yazell) in 1998, and he gained 4 new step-children.  They later moved to Mesa, AZ where Terry worked as a financial advisor.

Terry loved spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren.  Family was of the upmost importance to him.  On April 22, 2019 Terry was baptized a member of the Church of Jesus Christ Latter-Day Saints, where he served as a family history specialist.

Terry is survived by his wife Lucinda Christine of Mesa, AZ.  His mother Catherine of Farmington, NM.  His brothers Ronald and his wife Lorna from Albuquerque, NM; Jeffrey and his wife Judy from Farmington NM.  His son Michael and his wife Linda with their daughter Caeleigh of Albuquerque, NM.  Steven and his wife Beth with their children Hannah and Johnathan of Corinth, ME.  Stepchildren Kimberley Higginson and her husband Jerry of Leesburg, VA with their children Aubrey and Rebekah and her husband Brian with their son Eli.  Guy Morgan and his wife Christa of Layton, UT and their children Lexi and Alli.  Amanda Koopman and husband Brian of Bountiful, UT and their children Madison and Sierra.   April Hughes and her husband Jason of Mesa, AZ and their children Kyrie and Samantha. Mary Lyons sister of Ruth Ann from El Paso, TX.  Several nieces and nephews all dearly loved by Terry.

He was predeceased by his father Clayton Boddy and his wife Ruth Ann.

A viewing will be held Wednesday September 11, 2019 at Bunker Funeral Home, 3529 E. University Dr, Mesa AZ, from 5 pm – 7 pm.  Funeral services will be held Thursday September 12, 2019 at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, 2424 N. Old Gilbert Rd, Mesa AZ at 10 am, with an additional viewing starting at 9 am.  Interment will be at the National Memorial Cemetery of Arizona, 23029 Cave Creek Rd, Phoenix AZ, on Thursday September 12, 2019 at 1 pm.

 In lieu of flowers donations can be made to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints Humanitarian Aid Fund at https://ldsp-pay.ldschurch.org/donations/church/humanitarian-services/humanitarian-aid-fund or to the Arizona Animal Welfare League at https://aawl.org/terryboddy





  • Dad, we miss you. Your presence left a huge hole in the hearts of so many. You were my best friend and my mentor in addition to my father. I miss you tremendously!

  • So very, very sorry for your loss. I have you in my prayers and thoughts. Terry was a wonderful man, and a very loving
    Person to all who knew him. He will be greatly missed.

  • Sending out thoughts & prayers to your family In you sorrow & loss.
    Jim & Marie Ryan

  • So very sorry for your loss. Prayers for peace and comfort.

  • Heather and Kevin Gill

    May your family feel God loving arms around you and your family. May you have peace in your heart and soul

  • Lynn B. Thurgood, CLU, CAS

    “You have to catch the rabbit before you can make the stew …”. This was one of many one liners that I learned from Terry. He had a very positive impact on my professional and personal life. He loved, served, and led with passion and conviction. God be with you ’til we meet again …

  • Sean and Dawn Sanchez

    We are so sorry for your loss. Please know we are here to help however you need.

  • Terry was a great friend and colleague
    A loyal guy. A guy whom you were happy to encounter at any occasion.

  • Mike and Steve I always loved your dad as did my parents. My father still talks about Terry occassionally. Thoughts and prayers with you both and your family.

  • Terry taught me a lot as a boss, mentor, and friend. He always had words of wisdom to share when they were needed and he was always a willing teacher. He served our country with pride. Thank you! You will be missed by so many. Hugs to all who feel this loss, especially Steven and Michael.

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