He was born Aug. 14, 1922, at Letart. He served in the U.S. Army as a paratrooper/glider infantry and was a World War II Veteran, where he fought in five major battles, as well as being a survivor of the Battle of Baston, Normandy and Holland.
He was a finished carpenter with Local #650 of Pomeroy, and he retired as a real estate broker of Teaford Real Estate, after having served as a past president of the REALTOR® Association.
He was an avid gardener, as the owner/operator of Virgil’s Berry Patch of Racine.
He attended the Pomeroy Church of the Nazarene, and was a Master Mason of Melbourne Lodge #143 of Melbourne Fla.
He was preceded in death by his wife of 57 years, Helen L. Cundiff Teaford; his father and mother, Glenn and Edith Teaford; three brothers: Harold, Ernest, and Cecil and a granddaughter, Angela Teaford English.
He is survived by his children: Brad and Deanna Teaford of Nixa, Mo., Sue Teaford of Athens, Albert and April Teaford Harmon of Minersville, and Bruce Teaford of Pomeroy; as well as nine grandchildren and 18 great grandchildren.
He is also survived by his wife of eight years, Kathryn Teaford of Syracuse, and stepdaughters Judy (Dan) Webb of Lancaster, and Kathy (Rex) Cumings of Syracuse, and their families.
Services will be forthcoming. Condolences can be expressed through e-mail with Virgil Teaford in the subject line at email@example.com.