Gerald Ray Teel, 80, of Mt. Springs Texas, passed on November 13th, 2021. He was born in Blue, Oklahoma to Hayes and Lillie Teel. Gerald is survived by his wife, Sally, 3 children: Michael (Kim), Marc (Danielle), and Rebecca (Chris) and granddaughters: Rachel, Hannah, and Piper. He is also survived by 4 sisters: Patricia (Arthur), Barbara, June, and Charlotte (Barry). He was preceded in death by his parents, Lillie and Hayes.
Gerald, a coach, and teacher, graduated from Southeastern State University. Later he earned a Master’s in Education, continuing his career as a principal and superintendent. He was a loving father and husband. He enjoyed family time, fishing, and running his ranch. Gerald, a deacon, loved sharing The Good News of Jesus Christ. Gerald studied and took night classes at Dallas Theological Seminary, Criswell Bible Institute and Dallas Baptist College.
Graveside services will be held Saturday, November 20th at 11:00 am at New Hope Cemetery in Mountain Springs. Memorial gathering will be held at Mt. Spring Community Center, 173 Mountain Springs Ln, Valley View, TX 76272 following the graveside service.
In lieu of flowers please send donations to: Mt. Zion Baptist Church, PO Box 347, Collinsville, Texas, 76233.