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William Arthur Teeter

July 18, 1942 — May 27, 2022

William Arthur Teeter, 79, of Thomson, Illinois, passed away Friday, May 27, 2022, at Genesis East Medical Center. 


A Celebration of Life and burial in Mt. Auburn Cemetery, Stickney, Illinois will be held at 12:30pm,  Monday, July 18, 2022.    Memorials may be made to the family.


William was born on July 18, 1942, in Illinois, son of Clarence David and Elva Marie (Wayne) Teeter.  He was united in marriage most recently to Carole Grant.


William was a very hard worker beginning at a young age.  He bought his first pizza place at the age of 17 only selling the restaurant because he joined the Army.  While serving our country he was stationed in Germany.  After his service he came back to Illinois and opened his second pizza place.  He later graduated from the Police Academy and served on the Lyons Police Force for over 19 years. After serving Chicago as a Police Office ran a bar and his third and final pizza place.  He loved fishing, and hunting.  Above all, he cherished his family and the time he spent with them.  He will be greatly missed.


Those left to honor his memory include, wife, Carole; daughter Denise (Steven) Paulson; grandchildren Rachel Teeter and Katelyn Paulson; great grandchildren Cameron McGee and Christopher Reccord; sister Patricia Bowman; stepchildren, Scott Grant and Stacey (Michael) Hogan; and his first wife Betty Brown.


He was preceded in death by his parents, sister Sally Couch and his third wife Delores.

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