ROBARDS — Forrest Teer, 79, of Robards, Kentucky, died Monday, January 7, 2013, at St. Anthony’s Hospice Lucy Smith King Care Center in Henderson.
He was born March 3, 1933, to Gussie and Edd Teer of Marion, Kentucky. He was a retired Kentucky State Trooper with 28 years of service and served as Henderson County District 2 Magistrate for nine years.
Survivors include his wife of 61 years, Barbara; four children, Debra Teer and her partner, Marty Mason, of Tillamook, Oregon, Forrest “Dee” Teer and his fianceé, Christy Canane, of East Machias, Maine, Phillip Teer and his wife, Betsy, of Henderson, and Becky King and her husband, Todd, of Newburgh, Indiana; three sisters, Birdie Farmer of Henderson and Helen Cullen and Betty Tabor, both of Marion, Kentucky; one brother, Tom Teer of Marion, Kentucky; 10 grandchildren, Aaron Teer of San Antonio, Texas, Landon Teer of Destin, Florida, Natalie Teer of Gainesville, Florida, Laura Peck and Andrew May, both of Henderson, Shannon, Stephanie and Lauren King, all of Newburgh, Indiana, and Ben and Sam Teer, both of East Machias, Maine; two great-granddaughters, nieces and nephews.
Services will be at 1 p.m. Thursday, January 10, 2013, at Rudy-Rowland Funeral Home in Henderson. The Reverend Rick Nollmann and the Reverend Heath Farmer will officiate. Burial will be in Roselawn Memorial Gardens in Henderson.
Friends may call from 2 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, January 9, 2013, and from 10 a.m. until service time on Thursday, January 10, 2013, at the funeral home.
Expressions of sympathy may take the form of contributions to Robards United Methodist Church, St. Anthony’s Hospice, or the Caron Treatment Center in Wernersville, Pennsylvania.
Pallbearers will be Mike Farmer, Ed Brady, Ron Jenkins, John Pierce, Clay Norman and Dale Sights.