John Paul “Tex” Teems

John passed away peacefully the morning of Wednesday, November 20, 2019 with his head on his daughter, Melanie’s shoulder and his wife, Nicole by his side.

Memorial Service: 10:00 a.m., Monday, December 2, 2019 at Brookdale Lake Brazos, 3801 N M.L.K. Jr Blvd.

John Paul “Tex” Teems was born August 7, 1936 in Hobart Oklahoma and raised in a happy family with four sisters and two brothers. He attended all his school years in Hobart and played football during his high school years. John enlisted in the United States Air Force in 1955, defending and protecting his country 23 years. During that time, John fought in the Six-Day War and the Vietnam War. He met and married his wife of 59 years, Nicole when he was stationed at Chambley Air Force Base, France. John taught his daughters, Catherine and Melanie to shoot, fish, ride horses and to respect their country and their elders. He spent many hours reading westerns, fishing and watching Sooner football. John was also a big Dallas Cowboy fan.

He will be greatly missed by his family and his many friends.

“Courage is being scared to death, but saddling up anyway.” ~ John Wayne


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  1. Melanie & Beautiful Nicole, So very sorry to hear of your Dad & Husband’s passing…..what an amazing man who lived an extraordinay life. You girls took such great care of him & made sure he had the best life ever…and provided him with sunshine & warm weather these kast few years. God Bless You Ladies!, darci

  2. Logan Matthew John Teems

    I love you dad. I’m having a hard time today. You are the best dad anyone could have ever asked for. I already miss you so much dad. I love you. -your only son ❤️

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