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James Edward "Bill" Teer

January 21, 1934 ~ October 12, 2021 (age 87)


James Edward “Bill” Teer, 87, of Graham passed away at Peak Resources in Graham on Tuesday, October 12, 2021.

A native of Alamance County, he was the husband of Ann Euliss Teer for 67 years and the son of the late Daniel O. “Doc” Teer and the late Odessa Stanley Teer. He graduated from Elon University where he earned a BS degree in Physics and then went on to earn his MBA from UNC-G. He was a member of Phillips Chapel United Methodist Church and retired from Western Electric as an engineer.

In addition to his wife, Bill is survived by his daughters, Cathy Teer Evans and her husband Michael and Susan Teer Lambert; daughter-in-law, Barbara Parrish Teer; grandchildren, Alan Evans and his wife Carrie, Rachel Tangherlini and her husband Colin, Melinda Lambert, Amanda Teer Nelson and her husband Matt and Matthew Teer; and great-grandchildren, Eli Evans and Charlotte Evans.

In addition to his parents, Bill was preceded in death by his son, Mark Edward Teer; son-in-law, Jimmy W. Lambert; and brother, Bobby D. Teer.

The family will receive friends from 5:00 pm until 7:00 pm on Friday, October 15, 2021 at the Rich & Thompson Funeral Home in Graham.

His funeral service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, October 16, 2021 at Phillips Chapel United Methodist Church.

The family would like to thank the staff at Peak Resources for the excellent care and compassion shown to Bill while he was at their facility.

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October 15, 2021

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Rich and Thompson Funeral Home and Crematory, Graham
207 E. Elm Street
Graham, NC 27253

Funeral Service
October 16, 2021

11:00 AM
Phillips Chapel United Methodist Church
2362 Brucewood Rd.
Haw River, NC 27258


Phillips Chapel
2362 Brucewood Road
Haw River, NC 27258


Phillips Chapel United Methodist Church Cemetery

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