The Obit For Harold Teer

Harold Teer Sr.

Published in The Atlanta Journal-Constitution on 3/28/2008. Family-

TEER, Harold HAROLD A. TEER, SR. Mr. Harold A. Teer, Sr., 80, of 4744 Olde Village Lane, Dunwoody, GA died at Northside Hospital, Atlanta, GA on Monday, March 24, 2008 at 8:05 a.m.

A native of Alamance County, NC, he was the husband of Glenda Clapp Teer who survives and the son of James Gaston Teer and Susie Whitaker Teer, both deceased.

He was a veteran of the U. S. Navy serving during World War II and stationed aboard the U.S.S. Hancock. He was a graduate of Alexander Wilson High School and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 1951.

He was an avid athlete. He played baseball in the Carolina league, The Blue Ridge league and the Tobacco State League and was recruited by the Boston Red Sox. He coached the Alexander Wilson High School Football team. He was an avid golfer and a member of the N. C. Amateur Golf Association and a patron of the Masters Golf Tournament in Augusta, GA.

He was a member of the St. Andrews Society, Clanna Anna Society and Clan McIntyre, all Scottish Societies. He was a truck broker for tractor-trailers. He was of the Presbyterian faith.

In addition to his wife of the home, survivors include two daughters, Traci Teer Fidler and husband, Doug of Atlanta, GA and Wendy Dawn Teer of Dunwoody, GA; a son, Harold A. "Rusty" Teer, Jr. and fianc?e, Kathleen Stamm of Atlanta, GA; a sister, Lena Murison of Portland, OR; two brothers, Seymour Teer of Hilo, HI and Thomas Teer of Honolulu, HI; and his beloved cats and dog. He was preceded in death by an infant brother, James Gaston Teer, Jr.

The funeral will be conducted at the Rich & Thompson Chapel in Graham on Saturday, March 29, 2008 at 11:00 a.m. by Rev. John P. Oliver. Burial will follow in Phillips Chapel United Methodist Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends at the Rich & Thompson Funeral Home and Crematory in Graham on Saturday from 10 until 11 a.m.

Following the service family will receive friends at the residence of Bruce and Jennifer Wheeler, 2709 Sturbridge Court, Burlington, NC.

Memorials may be made to the American Heart Association or the Humane Society of Atlanta. Condolences may be sent to