V. Max Teeters, 92, of Richmond, formerly of Lynn, passed away on Friday, April 4, 2014.
He was born in Spartanburg, Indiana on March 20, 1922 to Elmer Hiram and Alma Latisha Arnold Teeters. He was a graduate of Spartanburg High School. He married the former Mabel Louise Bales on January 23, 1942. He entered the US Navy in December 1942, serving as a Seabee in the Pacific Theatre, where he participated in two campaigns in the Asiatic-Pacific Area and two more campaigns during the Philippine Liberation.
A lifelong farmer and poultryman in the Spartanburg community, Mr. Teeters operated Teeterâs Poultry for many years and was faithful member of the Spartanburg Christian Church. He was a member of American Legion Post 274 and the Masonic Lodge. He retired from the Indiana Highway Department as an inspector after 10 years of service. He had resided at Sterling House in Richmond for the past 2Â½ years.
Mr. Teeters will be missed by his daughters, Connie Madar and Sally Bynum and her husband, Roy; son, Greg Teeters; seven grandchildren, 11 great-grandchildren and several nieces, nephews, cousins, and his special friend, Frances "Fannie" Hill.
Mr. Teeters was preceded in death by his parents, wife, daughter, Linda Ozbun, and brother, Harold Teeters.
A graveside ceremony will be conducted at 10:30 a.m. on Monday, April 7, in the Spartanburg Cemetery. Military rites will be delivered by American Legion Post 158, Union City.
Family & friends may gather for visitation from 6-8 p.m. on Sunday, April 6, in the Smith & McQuiston Funeral Home, 321 US 27 South, Fountain City.
Memorial contributions may be given to the Spartanburg Christian Church.