1936 - 2015 John L.Bear Teel,Jr., 78 of Vidor, passed away Wednesday, May 27, 2015, in Silsbee Oaks Nursing Home. He enjoyed collecting guns and knives. He was also a great story-teller. His children and grandchildren were the joy of his life. He served his country in the U. S. Air Force. He was preceded in death by his parents, John, Sr., and Bertha Teel, and step-mother, Blanche Teel. He is survived by his wife, Phyllis Teel of McGregor, TX; children, Lisa Michelle Reid of Pearland, TX, Janis Marie Harvey and husband, Danny, of Jasper, John Michael Teel of Woodville, TX, and Steven Matthew Teel and wife, Angela, of Ludowici, GA; step-children, Charles Simon of Beaumont, Rhonda O'Day of Winnie and Aaron Simon of Buffalo, NY.; one brother, William Tommy Teel and wife, Linda, of Lumberton; Numerous grandchildren and great grandchildren. A memorial service will be June 20 at 2 p.m. at Crestwood Baptist Church in Lumberton.
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Crestwood Baptist Church
1150 US Hwy 69 S
Kountze, TX 77625
Published in The Beaumont Enterprise on June 7, 2015