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Celebrating the life of

Ronald Elmgren Teeple, Sr. (Ron)

February 14, 1938 - December 28, 2021

Ronald Elmgren Teeple, Sr. (Ron)

Ronald "Ron" Elmgren Teeple, Sr., 83, of Savannah, Georgia died Tuesday morning, December 28, 2021 at home surrounded by his family.

Born in Savannah, Ron was a son of the late Charles Alexander Jacobson Teeple, Sr. and the late Mildred Lucile Elmgren Teeple. Ron graduated from Savannah High School and received a scholarship to play football at Furman University before receiving his degree in Accounting from the University of Georgia. After college Ron enlisted in the United States Coast Guard and served six months active duty and six years in reserves. Ron began his accounting career as an accountant with Lizard, Curly CPA before starting his own public accounting business, which he successfully ran for 20 years. Ron loved the Georgia Bulldogs and taking his family to games, coaching little league football and baseball, inshore fishing in Savannah, and he was active with St. Luke's Lutheran Church.

In addition to his parents, Ron was preceded in death by his sister, Mildred Teeple Hill, and his brother, Charles “Charlie” Alexander Jacobson Teeple, Jr.

Surviving Ron are his loving wife of 47 years, Shirley W. Teeple; five children, Mallory Abshire and her husband, Philip, of Savannah; Ronald "Bubba" Elmgren Teeple, Jr. and his wife, Mignon, of Hawley, PA; Jeff Teeple and his wife, Amanda, of Loganville, GA; Andy Teeple and his wife, Nikki, of Atlanta, GA; and Becky Batey and her husband, Nick, of Savannah. Ron is also survived by his eleven grandchildren, Elizabeth and Timothy Dinsdale, Pierce and Cutter Powell, Amelia and Reid Teeple, Aubry and Nolan Teeple, and Addison, Patrick and Olivia Teeple.

A Memorial Service will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Sunday, January 2, 2022 at Fox & Weeks Funeral Directors, Hodgson Chapel with Rev. Charles A. Collins, Jr. officiating. 

In lieu of flowers, the family is asking for donations to the Alzheimer's Association, 4849 Paulsen St Suite 103, Savannah, GA 31406 or Hospice Savannah, P.O. Box 13190, Savannah, GA 31416.

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So sorry for your loss, Joe & Karen Gold

- Karen Gold, Savannah, GA

Never have I met a more kind and compassionate man. You are all in my thoughts and prayers. Fran

- Fran Maconi, Fayetteville, GA

Our prayers are with the whole Teeple family. May his memory be a blessing. Love, Heidi, Matt, Kat and Megyn Mooney

- Heidi Mooney, Atlanta, GA

Norm and I were so saddened to hear of Ron’s passing. He was not only a beloved father, Boompa, and husband he was an awesome brother whom we loved very much. Know you are all in our thoughts and prayers Love Judy an Nor Man

- Judy Schoch, Stuart, FL

Shirley, My deepest condolences to you and your family. My prayers are with you.

- Susan M Johnson, Saluda, NC

Dear Shirley and all the children and grandchildren. Our deepest condolences by the loss of your husband, father (in-law) and grandfather. You all are in our thoughts and prayers.

- Anna and Maarten, grandparents of Nolan and Aubry Teeple, Zeist, Netherlands , Utrecht

I am sorry to hear about Ron. We were seniors together at Savannah High School. Herb Guerry

- Herbert Guerry, Savannah, GA

Shirley, My deepest condolences to you and your family. Praying for you guys!

- Tami Tindle, Savannah, GA

Ronald and I grew up around the corner from each other in Thunderbolt. I came to Atlanta after college and only saw Ronald on a few occasions. Fast forward 60 years. I go to watch my granddaughter play softball and there is Ronald watching his granddaughter. Unbelievable.

- Louis Rawls, Atlanta, GA

We are sending our thoughts and prayers from PA to the whole Teeple family. May you share all the great memories and have a few laughs of all those special times you shared with him.

- Rizzo Family, Lakeville, PA

Ron will be missed. He is good man.

- Gary Dinsdale, St. Petersburg, Florida

My thoughts & prayers are with your family.

- Jo Ann Goodman, Savannah , GA

Our deepest sympathy is with Shirley and the Teeple Famly.

- Bob and Terry Franz, Pooler, GA

Ronald, Charlie, Sammy and me grew in faith at St. Luke’s Lutheran Church. Charles Sheeley(sp) was the wonderful Pastor. I’d like to send my love to the family

- Eleanor Blackshear Rawls, Waynesville, Georgia

Dear Shirley, it saddens me to hear of Ron’s passing but I do know of his illness and can find joy in knowing that he suffers no more. I will pray for you and Jeff and Andy and Becky, that your fond memories will give you peace and comfort in the coming days.

- Caroline Heyward Jenkins, DeLand, Florida

Sorry to see that Ronald had passed away. Many good time together in the Coast Guard and hanging out in our lounger days. May he Rest In Peace!

- Bob White, Greensboro , Georgia

Thinking of each of you as you mourn the loss of Ron… what a truly gentle soul. May the love you had for each other and the memories that warm your heart bless and keep you in the coming days. May the grace of God surround you always.

- Joan Montford, Savannah, GA

We are praying for the family of Mr. Teeple. It was a pleasure know this wonderful man. God be with you

- Charles and Deddie Lair, savannah, Georgia

Sorry to hear of my cousin's passing. It's so hard to believe Charlie, Mildred and now Ronald are gone. God bless all of them.

- Robert Smith, Jacksonville, Fl

Shirley, i am so very sorry for your loss. Prayers for you and your family

- Genevieve Pigman Mansbridge, Diamondhead, Mississippi

Services under the direction of:

Fox & Weeks Funeral Directors, Hodgson Chapel
912-352-7200