Terence Edward Rooke (Terry), 79, of Wilmington, NC passed away unexpectedly on December 4th. He enjoyed a long, happy, successful life and will be greatly missed. Terry previously lived in Atlanta, GA and Westlake Village, CA.
A member of Mensa, he graduated from the University of Florida and had an MBA from Pepperdine University. He went on to enjoy a rewarding career as a pioneer in consumer research with Atlantic Richfield (ARCO) and BBDO Atlanta. In his spare time, he loved being with family, collecting stamps and following his beloved Gators. He was a kind soul, a generous friend, a loving father, a coach, a volunteer, a lover of travel and a foodie. He was strong, confident, a Dad of Dads.
He is survived by his son, Ted, and daughter, Allison, and also leaves behind his brother Harold and granddaughter Max Rooke.
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Wilmington Funeral & Cremation, 1535 S. 41st Street, Wilmington NC 28403