Peabody — Roland Earle Teague Jr., 74, passed away on February 2, 2014, in the Golden Living Center in Gloucester. He was the beloved husband of Shirley (Lovering) Teague, with whom he shared 52 years of marriage.
Born in Danvers on March 3, 1939, he was the son of the late Roland E. and Elsie (Peterson) Teague Sr. He was raised and educated in Danvers and graduated from Holten High School in 1958. He served his country with the United States Army and was honorably discharged. Roland earned his bachelor’s degree at Salem State College. He had been employed at H.E. Raymond's in Peabody, and as an accountant with Essex County Club in Manchester-by-the-Sea for many years. He served as a past president of the local chapter of the Institute of Management Accountants (IMA).
Roland enjoyed vacationing in Disney World with his wife and special friends, Mary and Jimmy, every year for many years. He was a fan of the Boston Red Sox and the New England Patriots. He had deep affection for his German shepherd dogs and Siamese cats. Most of all, he was a family man, enjoying time with his grandchildren.
Besides his wife, Shirley, he is survived by his son, Roland E. Teague III and his wife, Deborah, of Bedford; and his daughter, Tracy Bell and her husband, Mannie, of Peabody; four grandchildren, Jeffrey and Marrisa Bell, and Lauren and Hayden Teague; his siblings, Patricia Gagnon and her husband, George, of Danvers, Charles Teague and his wife, Sally, of Seabrook, N.H., Everett Teague and his wife, Celia, of Rochester, N.H., Kenneth Teague and his wife, Christine, of Ipswich, Merrick Teague and his wife, Bonnie, of Georgetown, and Beverly Ouimette and her husband Donald of Danvers; sister-in-law, Marjorie Miller of Middleton; and many nieces and nephews.
The family wishes to thank the caring staff at the Golden Living Center in Gloucester, and kind friend, Ana, of Salem.
ARRANGEMENTS: His funeral service will be celebrated at 11 a.m., on Saturday, February 8, in Holy Trinity United Methodist Church, 16 Sylvan St., Danvers. Burial is private. Visiting hours are on Friday, February 7, from 4 to 8 p.m., at C.R. Lyons & Sons, Funeral Directors, 28 Elm St., Danvers. In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy may be made in Roland’s name to the Holy Trinity Memorial Fund, 16 Sylvan St., Danvers, MA 01923. www.LyonsFuneral.com.