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 Thomas Reid “Tuck” Teagarden

Thomas Reid “Tuck” Teagarden

Birth
Claysville, Washington County, Pennsylvania, USA
Death 23 Oct 2002 (aged 66)
Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, USA
Burial Claysville, Washington County, Pennsylvania, USA
Memorial ID 161003538 · View Source
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Thomas R. "Tuck" Teagarden, 66, of Claysville, died at 3 p.m. Wednesday, October 23, 2002, in Allegheny General Hospital, Pittsburgh, after suffering lung failure following open-heart surgery.

He was born February 21, 1936, in Claysville, a son of the late W.N. (Jerry) and Thelma Turis Robinson Teagarden.

Mr. Teagarden had lived in the Claysville area all his life. He was a member of First Baptist Church, Claysville.

Mr. Teagarden was a cofounder and coach of Claysville Youth Wrestling Program and was an avid midget and varsity wrestling fan. He was a member of McGuffey Wrestling Boosters.

He was a former employee of Hazel-Atlas Glass in Washington and was employed for 25 years in the maintenance department of Jessop Steel (Allegheny Ludlum) as a rigger before retiring in November 1984 due to ill health.

Mr. Teagarden enjoyed hunting and gardening as long as his health permitted.

On April 25, 1953, he married Patty Sue Riggs, who died May 31, 2002.

Surviving are four sons, Thomas E. "Tucker" Teagarden of Washington, Douglas R. Teagarden of West Alexander, Chad Teagarden of West Finley and Charles N. Teagarden of Sandusky, Ohio; two daughters, Teryl (Terry) Clutter of West Finley and Robin Smith of Claysville; two brothers, Willard L. "Wimp" Teagarden of Dormont and Jerry N. "Jerb" Teagarden of Claysville; a sister, Turis (Jan) Walker of Wheeling, W.Va.; nine grandchildren; and four greatgrandchildren.

A sister, Eva Marie "Ditty" Teagarden, is deceased.

TEAGARDEN - Friends of Thomas R. "Tuck" Teagarden of Claysville, who died Wednesday, October 23, 2002, will be received from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Friday in First Baptist Church, Claysville, where services will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, October 26, with the Rev. Floyd D. Thomas Jr. officiating. Interment will be in Claysville Cemetery. The family suggests memorial contributions be made to First Baptist Church of Claysville, 317 Main Street, Claysville, PA 15323, or American Heart Association. Arrangements are under the direction of Rush Funeral Home Inc., Rogersville.


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  • Created by: Kenneth Neundorf
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  • Added: 14 Apr 2016
  • Find A Grave Memorial 161003538
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Thomas Reid “Tuck” Teagarden (21 Feb 1936–23 Oct 2002), Find A Grave Memorial no. 161003538, citing Claysville Cemetery, Claysville, Washington County, Pennsylvania, USA ; Maintained by Kenneth Neundorf (contributor 47551515) .