Obituary – Arthur Winston Teasley, Sr.

Mr. Arthur Winston Teasley, Sr., 93, of Durham, died on Wednesday, March 13, 2013, at his home surrounded by his family.  Mr. Teasley was a native and lifelong resident of Durham, the son of the late Luther Lee Teasley and Mary Emma Veasey Teasley.  He served in the U. S. Army during WWII and received

a Purple Heart.  He retired after over 50 years as chef at Hartman’s Steakhouse.

He is survived by his wife of 71 years, Catherine (Kitty) Hartman Teasley: his five children, Julia Teasley, Arthur “Bubby” Teasley (Bonnie), Gertrude Byrd (Joe), Mary Jane Clark (Jim), and Cathy Teasley. Also left to cherish the memory of Grandpa/PaPa are 9 grandchildren and 9 great-grandchildren.

Graveside services will be held on Saturday at 2 p.m. at Oak Grove Memorial Gardens.  Active pallbearers will be Grant Fox, Tim Fox, Cole Teasley, Artie Teasley, Randy Byrd and Rainbow Teasley.  Honorary pallbearers will be Joe Byrd, Erin Fox and Kendall Teasley.

The family will receive friends on Saturday from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m., before the service at Hudson Funeral Home.

Memorials:  Flowers are acceptable or donations can be made to Duke HomeCare and Hospice, 4321 Medical Park Drive, Suite 101, Durham, NC 27704.

Born: June 06, 1919
Died: March 13, 2013

Husband of Catherine Hartman and her lineage is:

Daughter of Gertrude Gaither Hartman
Grandfather William Henry Gaither
Gr Grandfather Elijah Gaither
Gr Gr Grandfather Zachariah Gaither
Gr Gr Gr Grandfather Benjamin Gaither

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