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Robert Lee Teague


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Robert Lee Teague Obituary
Teague, Robert Lee DDS, F.A.G.D.
March 2, 1931-June 5, 2016. Our beloved husband, father, grandfather and friend passed away on June 5, 2016. Robert (Bob) was born in Toledo, Ohio on March 2, 1931, one of 12 children. He grew up in Toledo, and met his wife of 61 years there. He received his undergraduate degree from Toledo University, then served in the U.S. Army 45th Armored Medical Battalion for two years. Following this he attended dental school and received his dental degree from Ohio State University. Soon after finishing dental school, Dr. Teague began his legacy of Family Practice Dentistry in Tempe, AZ, where he continued to practice for over 40 years. During that time, he also served as the Team Dentist for the Arizona Cardinals for 10 years, and received the "Best Dentist in America Award" for 2004-2005. He was active in numerous community groups including Kiwanis International, Boy Scouts of America, Tempe Library Board, Tempe Sister City, Tempe Diplomats and the McClintock High School Key Club where he served as a sponsor for 15 years. His integrity, work ethic, kindness and generosity were known to many, and served as a true testament to who he was as a man, husband, father, grandfather and friend. Bob is survived by his wife JoAnn, daughters Tammy (Baker) and Cherie (Engle), Son-in-laws Steve Baker and John Engle, grandchildren Jonathan Engle, Katie Engle, Terri Baker and Sandi Baker, sister Martha (Meyers) and brothers Dave and Ken. He enjoyed spending time with family and his two royal standard poodles, sailing, running, vacationing in Hawaii, and supporting his beloved Ohio State University Football team. We will forever miss him, but find comfort in that he has gone on to be with our heavenly father. Services will be held on: June 25, 2016, 10:30 am at Tempe First United Methodist Church, 215 E. University Dr., Tempe, AZ 85281. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the .
Published in The Arizona Republic on June 19, 2016
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