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Updated: 12/19/2013 08:00:01AM

Virgil Terry-Bey

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Virgil Terry-Bey, 76, of Lady Lake, Fla., died Sunday, Dec. 8, 2013, in The Villages.

Born in Buena Vista, Ga., Mr. Terry-Bey came to The Villages in 2008, from Lake Placid. He was a retired engineer for the Florida Department of Transportation. He was a member of Elks Lodge #2261, American Legion Post 25, and Loyal Order of Moose, all in Lake Placid, Florida; and was a U.S. Navy veteran.

Terry-Bey is survived by his companion, Ina Wachman of The Villages; half-brother Sydney Bey of Pennsylvania; a daughter, Sara Wachman of Tallahassee; and two sons, Michael Wachman of The Villages, and Eliot Wachman of Davie.

Graveside services for Mr. Terry-Bey were Friday, Dec. 13, 2013 at Florida National Cemetery in Bushnell with Rabbi Yossi Hecht officiating. Military honors were afforded by the U.S. Navy Honor Guard.

In lieu of flowers, memorials in Mr. Terry-Bey’s name may be made to The Villagers for Hospice, 601 Casa Bell, The Villages, FL 32162.

Beyers Funeral Home and Crematory in Lady Lake/The Villages was in charge of arrangements.