OBITUARY

Louis "Pop" Victor Teakell

April 4, 1937February 20, 2021
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Louis Victor Teakell, “Pop,” was born April 4th, 1937 in Newkirk, New Mexico and passed from this life on February 20th, 2021 at the age of 83 at Medical Center Hospital in Odessa, Texas.

He was proceeded in Death by his parents, Robert Paul Teakell & Mary Hope Tapia Teakell; his brother, Ray Teakell; and his daughter, Donna Lynn Teakell Jones.

Pop worked 38 years for Rexene Chemical Company and was an oil salesman for TRC. He served in the US Army National Guard, & US Navy where he received an accommodation from President Kennedy.

He received the 2018 Gene McCanlies Special Fan Award for his longtime support of the Permian Football Program “Go MOJO”! He was a lifetime member of the NRA, held a Commercial / Private Pilot License, and was a Member & Trustee in good standings at Calvary Baptist Church. He was saved in 1956 and loved and served God the remainder of his life. Besides Watching Permian Football games, he also enjoyed hunting at his ranch in Scurry County, Texas.

He is survived by the love of his life and loving wife of 62 years, Gladys “Mema” Teakell; brother, Bobby Teakell & wife Janet Teakell of Tucumcari, New Mexico, sisters, Rita Cochenour & husband Jack Cochenour of Newark, Ohio and Bertha Laredo of Tucumcari, New Mexico. His children; Randy Teakell & wife Sheila Teakell of Celina, Texas, Vicki Watkins & husband Gary Watkins of Odessa, Texas, son-in-law, Mike Jones of Trenton, Texas, Robert Teakell & wife Leann Teakell of Hideaway Lake, Texas, Mike Garton & wife Brenda Garton of Odessa, Texas, and Debbie May & husband Doug May of Ft. Worth, Texas. Pop is also survived by his 16 grandchildren: Jeremy Watkins, Reed Teakell, Bailey Teakell, Kelsi Teakell, Victor Sanchez, Barrett Teakell, Cameron Cole, Dani May, Conner Cole, Barbara Martin, Kason Martin, Devon May, Ben Teakell, Catlin Jones, Cameron Jones, & Bryson Teakell; 3 great grandchildren: Michael Watkins, Shelby Watkins, Gemma Watkins and other family including Big Donna (DC) Clark, numerous nephews, nieces, great nephews, & great nieces.

His Celebration of Life (Memorial Service) will be held at 2:00 pm on Saturday, February 27, 2021 at Calvary Baptist Church, 8644 Andrews Hwy, Odessa, TX 79765.

The family requests consideration to make a Memorial Donation to: Donna’s House, 40553 Mostyn Lake Dr., Magnolia, Texas 77354 or electronically to: www.her-journey.org.

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  • Celebration of Life

    Saturday, February 27, 2021

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Louis "Pop" Victor Teakell

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