Terry Lee Book, 66, of 681 McGary Road died the morning of April 2, 2009, in his home.

Born Sept. 19, 1942, in New Castle, he was a son of the late Clare and Beatrice Belknap Book.

He married the former Amy Martin on June 22, 1995. She survives.

Mr. Book was a New Castle city police officer for 28 years. He retired in 1998.

He was a high school graduate.

Mr. Book was a member of Fraternal Order of Police Lodge 21.

He loved flying his ultralight airplane ,and his two dogs, Doodle and Fudger.

In addition to his wife, survivors include a daughter, Teri B. Book of New Castle; three brothers, Clare Book and David Book, both of Seminole, Fla., and Dennis Book of Canyon, Texas; and a granddaughter, Sara Book of New Castle.

Visitation is 7 to 9 p.m. tomorrow at the R. Cunningham Funeral Home and Crematory, 2429 Wilmington Road.

A service will be conducted at 9 p.m. tomorrow at the funeral home. The Rev. Ron Eade will officiate.

Burial will be in Graceland Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, Lawrence/Beaver Unit, 3208 Wilmington Road, New Castle 16105.

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