Terry Chinn

Obituary of Terry Chinn

Terry “TJ” Chinn of Ocala, Florida, 32, passed away on June 16, 2021 at 8:59 pm in Gainesville, Florida.  TJ was born on June 1, 1989 in Ocala, Florida to the parents of Kathleen Smith and Terry Chin, Sr.  He was survived by Kathleen Smith-mother and proudly raised by Ruben Trevino-poppy both of Summerfield; Ashley Pettis-sister and her husband Anthony Pettis of Summerfield, Rebecca Horsley-sister of Summerfield; Nereida Fortune-niece, Jayden Fortune-nephew, Jordyn Fortune-niece, Christian Horsely-nephew, Hunter Muller-nephew, Aubrey Pettis-niece and Blakelee Brooks-niece; as well as many aunts, uncles, cousins and loved ones.


His predecessors’ are James A. Smith-grandfather; Frances Tressler-grandmother; Walter Tressler-step grandfather; Frances “Sparky” Smith-step grandmother; Arvello Smith-great grandfather; Maggie Lee Smith-great grandmother; Rafaela Trevino-grandmother; Calvin Smith-great uncle, Johnny Smith-great uncle; Daniel Trevino-uncle; and cousins- Greg Smith, Mark Smith and Sarah Hoover.


To have known TJ was to have known an angel on earth, a guardian of secrets, a protector of loved ones and a friend to so many.  Flowers in honor of TJ will be well received at the service. 


Celebration of life will be held Saturday, July 10, 2021 11:00 AM at HIERS-BAXLEY Funeral Services-Belleview, 5946 Southeast Robinson Road, Belleview, FL  34420.  Sentiments may be left online at www.hiers-baxley.com.

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Celebration of Life

11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Saturday, July 10, 2021
Hiers-Baxley Funeral Services - Belleview
5946 SE Robinson Road
Belleview, Florida, United States
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