Wilbur L. Terhune

Birth Date: 
Saturday, October 27, 1923

WOOSTER – Wilbur L. Terhune, 88, of Wooster passed away Monday, July 30, 2012 at the Cleveland Clinic. He was born October 27, 1923 in Bellevue, Ohio and was the son of William A. and Minnie Terveen Terhune. He married Marilyn L. Starr on October 15, 1950 in St. Paul’s United Church of Christ, Bellevue. She survives. Over his 33 year banking career, he held executive positions as the Cashier and Director of the First National Bank, Bellevue, Executive Vice President of the Coshocton National Bank, Coshocton, Ohio, Co- founder and Director of Consolidated Computer Center, Newark, Ohio, President and Chief Executive officer and Director of the Belmont County National Bank and the Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer and Director of the Belmont Bancorp of St. Clairsville, Ohio, where he retired in 1986. He graduated from Bellevue High School in 1941, Bowling Green State University in 1950, Ohio School of Banking, Ohio University; National Automation School, Purdue University; Executive Management School of IBM in Endicott, New York. A three year Army veteran of WWII, he served in the Asiatic-Pacific Theater and participated in the liberation of Luzon Island in the Philippine Islands. He was active in the Ohio Bankers Association, American Bankers Association, Bank Administration Institute and numerous civic and charitable organizations. In addition to his wife, he is survived by one son, Thomas J. Terhune of Nashville, Tennessee, a sister, Doris M. (James) Brown of Southside, Alabama. He was preceded in death by his parents and a brother Allan J. Terhune. Burial will be at the convenience of the family. McIntire, Bradham & Sleek Funeral Home, 216 E. Larwill St., Wooster is assisting the family. “I came into this world quietly, I left this world quietly. Along the way, I hope I made some positive difference”. 


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