Edward “Murl” Teeters, age 92, passed away Friday afternoon, October 7, 2016 at IU Health – Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis. He was a lifelong resident of Trafalgar. Murl was born on March 12, 1924, in Johnson County, to the late William Lonnie and Katie (Tresslar) Teeters. He was a 1942 graduate of Trafalgar High School. Murl married Lois A. (Utterback) Teeters on November 16, 1945 in Trafalgar. She preceded him in death on February 24, 2010 after 64 loving years of marriage. Murl retired in 1985 as the Manager of Supervision for Dow Chemical Company in Indianapolis after 42 years of service. He was instrumental in helping start the Trafalgar Volunteer Fire Department and became a Charter Member in 1952 and remained a member on the Fire Department until 1982. Murl was a 50 year member of the Trafalgar Christian Church where he served as a Deacon and Trustee. He was also a member of the Raleigh Sam’s Camping Club and enjoyed camping and fishing with his wife, Lois. Murl was known as the “Junkman.” He could recycle anything and always found some use out of something for someone.Murl was also known for his bountiful vegetable garden and gave most of his vegetables away to family, friends and those in need. He was a loyal supporter of his grandchildren’s sporting events and a fan of Indian Creek Basketball. He is survived by his children, Evelyn M. (Thomas) Leohr of Goldsboro, North Carolina and Russell W. (Ann) Teeters of Trafalgar; siblings, Alberta Farr of Edinburg and Delbert (Nancy) Teeters of Trafalgar; grandchildren, Eric and Adam Teeters, Cathy Goddard and Cindy Cheney; great grandchildren, Sara, Alyson and Nicole Goddard, Joshua and Thomas Oliver, Michael and Mathew Cheney; great-great grandchildren, Jayson, Adrianna, Cailey and Tommy Oliver. Murl was preceded in death by a granddaughter, Katherine Teeters; siblings, Elmer “Burl,” Leroy and Leslie Teeters. The Rev. Mark Matheny will conduct a funeral service on Thursday at 10:30 a.m. at Meredith-Clark Funeral Home Cremation & Personalization Center, 179 E. Mulberry Street in Morgantown. Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. on Wednesday at the funeral home. Expressions of caring and kindness can be made to the Teeters family at www.meredith-clark.com.
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