Terry Gartner, age 64 of Interior, S.D., died Friday, March 1, 2013, at the Hans P. Peterson Memorial Hospital in Philip.
Terry was born February 7, 1949, at Rapid City to Wallace Frances and Margaret Rose (O'Neal) Gartner.
He graduated from Interior High School and later married Shirley Lange Gartner. They made their home in various places throughout his life but primarily at Interior.
He held many jobs throughout his lifetime, including being a jockey, rancher, bus driver, truck driver, casino card dealer and grocery store owner. He spent the last half of it as the proud owner and manager of Badlands Grocery. He enjoyed being with his family and working with his horses. He loved a good trade.
Survivors include his wife, Shirley Gartner of Interior; one son, Brad Gartner and his wife, Barb, of Interior; two granddaughters, Heather Tucker and her husband, John, of Interior, and Stephanie Gartner of Spearfish; and two great-grandchildren, Fallon and Faith Tucker.
Terry was preceded in death by a son, Clinton Gartner in 1974, and his parents.
In accordance with Terry’s wishes, no services will be held.
Memorials may be sent to P.O. Box 87, Interior, SD 57750.
His online guestbook is available at www.rushfuneralhome.com