Leroy Teter, 100, of Jacksonville, MO, passed away Monday, January 28, 2013, at Boone Medical Center in Columbia, MO.
Leroy was born on October 28, 1912, in Ardmore, MO, the son of Homer and Ruth (Powell) Teter. He was united in marriage to Mary Lamb on March 14, 1931, in Macon, MO. Leroy was a member of Mt. Salem Baptist Church and a longtime member of the Tennessee Walking Horse Association. He enjoyed both horses and mules and especially enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren.
Leroy is survived by one son, Eugene (Carol) Teter of Jacksonville; three daughters, Joan Evans of Jacksonville, Virginia(Larry) Shoffner of Buckner, MO and Betty Teter of Macon; nine grandchildren; Debbie(Larry) Terry, Kathy (Roy) Mozingo, Doug (Debbie) Evans, Lisa (David) Burton, Gary (Tammy) Evans, Carlos (Dawn) Teter, Doris (Robert) Williams, Tonja (Kevin) Spencer, and Teresa (Wes) Barnett; 26 great-grandchildren, Wendy (Rick) Reeve, Kim (John) Strange, Randi (David) Crawford, Kelsey (James) Kearns, Ashley (Pat) Hix, Roy Jr. (Raven) Mozingo, Jeremy Mozingo, Joey (Allison) Evans, Jake (Krystal) Evans, Chris Burton, Michelle (Josh) Herder, Stephanie Burton, Jon Evans, Lindsey Evans, Katelain Evans, Jordan Evans, Daniel (Chelsie) Teter, Cody Teter, Heather Teter, Justin (Krystal) Williams, Zachary Williams, Andrew Williams, Kasey Spencer, Mackenzie Spencer, and Bailey Barnett, Brooklyn Barnett; 29 great-great-grandchildren, Elizabeth Reeve, Cassandra Reeve, Hayden Reeve, Addison Strange, Macee Bladdick, Clayton Bladdick, Will Crawford, Kennedy Kearns, Kailey Kearns, Keegan Hix, Brenna Hurt, Bailey Hurt, Weston Hurt, Taylor Mozingo, Andrew Mozingo, Christine Mozingo, Jerek Evans, Jace Evans, Audrey Kuhne, Reagan Bailey, Kamryon Cornelison, Lane Huttenstine, Maciella Teter, Colton Teter, Jacob Enyart, Lilly Enyart, Cole Williams, Allie Williams, and Blake Williams, one sister, Gertrude Boatman of Macon and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents, wife, three brothers; Walter, Monroe and Ordell Teter; two sisters, Mary Maude Hellensmith and Juanita Schwenk and one grandson, Steve Teter.
Funeral services will be Thursday, January 31, 2013, at 1:00 pm at the Hutton and McElwain Funeral Home in Macon with Brother Ross Thompson officiating. Burial will be in Mt. Salem Cemetery in Excello, MO. Visitation will be Wednesday evening from 5pm to 7 pm at the funeral home. Memorials are suggested to the Mt. Salem Cemetery in Excello.
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