Charles Teague (82) of Altamont


Published on May 11 2013 7:50 am

Charles E. Teague, Jr., 82, of Altamont, passed away at 4:03 p.m., Friday, May 10, 2013 at his home, surrounded by his family.

Funeral services will be held at 3:00 p.m. Tuesday, May 14, 2013, at Gieseking Funeral Home, Altamont with Troy Kurtz officiating. Burial with military rites by Gieseking-Schwerdtfeger VFW Post #7676 will follow at Union Cemetery, Altamont. Visitation will be from 1:00 p.m. until service time. Memorials may be made to Lighthouse Baptist Church or to the family.

Mr. Teague was born on Thursday, July 24, 1930 in San Antonio, TX to Charles E. and Susie Earnest Teague, Sr. He married Marilyn (Rummel) Miller on December 12, 1979 in New Shawneetown, IL., and she survives. He was a member of Lighthouse Baptist Church, Altamont and American Legion Post #106 in McLeansboro. He served in the U.S. Navy during the Korean War. He worked as an insulator, a bartender and a saw mill operator.

Charles is survived by; his wife of Altamont, his sons, Charles (Dee) Teague of Hurst, TX, Richard (Pam) Miller of Park Hills, MO, his daughters, Donna (David) Stafford of Ft. Worth, TX, Cindy (Rob) Evans of Yucca Valley, CA, Cheryl (significant other, Mark Craddock) Godwin of McLeansboro, Susan Miller (and her son Jay) of Altamont, Kimberly Winkles of Decatur, and Julie (Greg) Jamerson of Effingham, his brother, Robert Teague of Longview, TX, his sister, Hazel Lenard of McLeansboro and many grand and great grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents, his daughter, Teresa Kilgore, his brother, James Teague, his sister, Rachel Maguire and his grandson Nicholas Winkles.