OBITUARY

Mr. LA Teague

June 24, 1939July 5, 2019
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LA Teague finished his race and passed on to the next plane peacefully surrounded by his family on July 5, 2019 at the age of 80. Born June 24, 1939 in Dallas, Texas to Jeanette and Louie Teague where he was raised at the family owned Beverly Hills Dairy. A 1958 graduate of Sunset High School, LA stayed and raised his family in Oak Cliff, Texas. He lived a full life with a passion for aviation, teaching himself to fly, getting his private pilot's license and achieving and IFR rating. A certified scuba diver and aircraft/accident recovery specialist for over 45 years, he excelled at investigation and was often called to be an expert witness in many NTSB cases. LA also taught himself the HVAC business and practiced his craft for many years when not flying his airplane and riding his motorcycle, and was fluent in Spanish. He was also a member of the Dallas Westcliff Lions Club. LA retired from the aviation industry in 2008 and he and Wanda moved to Kemp, Texas in 2009. He loved to "piddle" and the family knew that if Poppa couldn't fix it, then it was indeed broken. There wasn't anything in the house that wasn't labeled, and if you needed anything it was in his garage and he could put his finger right on it. LA is survived by his wife of 54 years Wanda Jo Teague, sisters Janet Luke and Shirley Nichols, brother David Teague, children Joey Freeman, Lisa Teague Thornton, Sonny Teague, Keri Teague Moore, and Christopher W. Teague, 14 grandchildren, and many great-grandchildren who all love their Poppa. He will be dearly missed, but Poppa left everyone with his wisdom and forethought that will be carried on for generations to come.

  • FAMILY

  • Wanda Jo Teague, Loving Wife of 54 years
  • Janet Luke, Sister
  • Shirley Nichols, Sister
  • David Teague, Brother
  • Joey Freeman, Lisa Teague Thornton, Sonny Teague, Keri Teague Moore and Christopher W. Teague, Children
  • LA also leaves behind his 14 grandchildren, many great-grandchildren, other loving family members and many more lifelong friends.

Services

  • Visitation Saturday, July 13, 2019
  • Funeral Service Saturday, July 13, 2019

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Cheryl Freeman

July 11, 2019

50th Anniversary

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JIM MICHAELIS

July 11, 2019

I am so saddened to learn of LA's passing. What a great guy!
I first met LA in the late 1970s in Dallas. I was privileged to receive aviation defense cases from LA. He introduced me to "Dicky's" BBQ. He and Wanda joined me for dinner at what was then called "The Old Warsaw" restaurant. I recall he drove a Subaru and really liked it. He also told me he would buy slightly used cars from Hertz. Displayed prominently in my home today is a super photo LA took and gave to me of 3 aircraft peeling off from each other at, I believe, the Oshkosh Airshow. LA was one of the most highly respected and likeable persons I have ever met. I was looking forward to seeing him again the next time I go to Dallas. Oh, well.

Jim Michaelis

Christopher Teague

July 8, 2019

Just keep in mind my Dad can out shoot your Dad everyday and twice on Sunday, Miss you Papa..

Brook Stokes

July 7, 2019

I remember in the 70’s around 10 years of age we use to hang out a Ralph’s food store and run around in every neighborhood in Oak Cliff. I would stop by to see L.A. and Wanda. I always knew there would be a cold coke coming my way! Lol. I always thought he was so cool! Tall, good looking and always working in the yard or in the garage on a project. He was always so nice to me and that has never been forgotten. I feel that set a pathway for me when I got older to treat young men and woman the same way Wanda and L.A. treated me when I was so young. Those memories will be with me forever! Make sure you keep Greg and Kevin in line up there and thank you for your wonderful kindness.

Love,
Brook Stokes

Lisa Thornton

July 6, 2019

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