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Craig L. Terrell

July 19, 1960 - November 7, 2023

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Craig L. “Bull” Terrell born July 19, 1960, in Ottumwa to Leroy E. and Geraldine L. Jackson Terrell. He passed away at his home on November 7, 2023.

Craig worked as a security guard in his early 20s and also delivered newspapers and telephone books for odd jobs.

Craig enjoyed fishing, stock car racing, riding motorcycles, listening to music, and cookouts with family and friends. He enjoyed his dogs, Valentine and Carolyn, plus his snakes, Bearded Dragons and his Betta fish.

Craig is survived by his wife, Rose Milosevic of Des Moines; his daughter, Rhonda Loving of Des Moines; 6 grandkids, Damion (Christine) Sparks, Megan (Tiffany) Sparks, Domonic Sparks, Tatum Sparks, Kadince Sparks, and Kira Sparks all of Des Moines; 5 great-grandkids, Aubrey Sparks, Aleigha Sparks, Allyson Sparks, Kaleb Sparks and Ezequiel Sparks all of Des Moines; his sister, Rebecca (Bill) Rice of Stuart; as well as many nieces and nephews and extended family and friends.

He was preceded in death by his father, Leroy Terrell; mother, Geraldine Terrell; his grandparents on both sides, nephew that was basically his little brother, Billy Rice Jr.; sister, Debra Pearson; his brothers, Robert Raines Jr., Dale (PF) Terrell, and Raymond Terrell; and his baby nephew, Justin Pearson.

Craig’s body will be cremated. There is going to be a benefit for him November 19, 2023, at 12:00 p.m. at Main Gate Bar & Grill, 2956 E. Grand Ave. Des Moines, Iowa 50317, to help raise money for his cremation. Donations can go to his wife Rose Milosevic who is handling everything.

There will be a Celebration of Life and a Ride for him in the spring. Time and location to be announced at a later date.

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