Roy A. Teeter
”1925 - 2021”

    Roy A. Teeter

    That shakes you,
    feeble souls of courage bare.
    Death is but changing of our robes to wait
    In wedding garments at the Eternal gate.
      Sri Aurobindo

      Roy A. Teeter of Quapaw, OK passed from this life Sunday, July 18, 2021 in Quapaw, OK. He was 96.
      Roy was born February 8, 1925 in North Liberty, IA to Frank and Bertha (Maxey) Teeter. He was a Technician 5, in the U.S. Army 1255th Combat Engineering Battalion in during World War II. He served 18 months in the European Theatre and was one of the Purple Heart Recipients. He owned and operated Teeter’s Garage in Quapaw from1952 until his retirement. He was a retired Fire Chief of the Quapaw Volunteer Fire Department.
      Roy was preceded in death by his parents, 2 brothers, Bill Teeter and Pat Teeter and 3 sisters, Evelyn Bragg, Dorothy Randleman and Elsie Halmick.
      Roy is survived by his wife Joann Teeter of Quapaw, OK, additional survivors include Richard Teeter and wife Roxanne, Joan Radford and husband Glen, Steve Teeter and wife Shauna, Larry Teeter and wife Polly, Mike Teeter and wife Clara, Dave Teeter and wife Ida, Leslie Whitcomb and husband Bobby, Linda Rush, George Roberson and Michael Roberson, a multitude of grandchildren, great grandchildren and great-great grandchildren and a host of other family and friends.
      Graveside services will be 10:00 a.m. Friday, July 23, 2021 at NEO Memorial Veterans’ Cemetery in North Miami, OK. Pastor John Dorsey will officiate. Military Rites will be conducted by Grove Veterans Ritual Team. Pallbearers will be Roy’s sons and grandson, Richard Teeter, Steve Teeter, Larry Teeter, Mike Teeter, Dave Teeter and J.R. Teeter. In lieu of flowers please donate to your Local DAV Chapter. Services have been placed in the care of Paul Thomas Funeral Home and Cremation Service of Miami, OK. Online condolences may be made at

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