Terry Lee Sarver

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Terry Sarver

Terry Lee Sarver , age 67, passed away at his home in Bothell, Washington surrounded by his family on Tuesday, January 7, 2020.

He was born November 4, 1952 in Pasco, Washington to Stewart Eugene and Patsy Ruth Sarver.

Terry attended the Kennewick, WA Public Schools from where he graduated from Kennewick High School in 1971. He went on to receive his Associate Degree in Arts and Science at Columbia Basin College. Then he attended Eastern Washington University and earned a Bachelor of Arts in Education Degree with a Business minor.

Terry started his career teaching in the Metaline Falls, Washington High School. From there, he worked for Transamerica Title Insurance Company and Evergreen Title. Later he was employed by Fidelity National Title in Lynnwood, WA. as an AVP/Chief Title Officer/Underwriter where he received various performance awards. In 2019 he was honored with Employee of the Year and The “inaugural” Terry Sarver Award for Career Impact. He was also a member of the Washington State Bar Association.

In 1975, he married his college sweetheart, Donna Marie Carr, in Chewelah, Washington. They had two children, Ryan Lee and Heather Lynn.

Terry always had various hobbies and interests, but he and Donna loved to travel and did so extensively both in and out of the United States.

He is survived by Donna, his wife of 44 years; Children, Heather (Dwayne) Wood, Ryan Sarver; Grandchildren, Trever Wade and Donavan Wade Wood; Mother, Patsy (Veatch) Sarver and Sister, Linda (Merlin) Goddard; Sister-in-law Clarice Carr and Sister-in-law Lorraine (John) Wells; and numerous nieces, nephews and friends. He was preceded in death by his father. Terry will be affectionately missed.


2 Responses to “Terry Lee Sarver”

  • Donna says:

    Terry was the love of my life, my soul mate, and my best friend. I walked into a classroom in 1973 at EWSU and saw him sitting at a table and fell instantly in love. I didn’t even know his name. He said it was the same for him. We became inseparable. Not a day went by that I didn’t think how lucky I was. He was the strongest, kindest, most patient man you could ever meet. Anyone who knew him was truly blessed.

  • Patsy says:

    When Terry was in grade school, he came home very excited about a lesson a teacher had given the class that day. He said, ” I don,t want to read about those places, I want to see them!” When he got old enough, he traveled and didn’t stop looking.

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