David Teal
April 18, 1947 - August 10, 2020
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David Benjamin Teal, 73, husband of Tamellia "Tammy" Teal, died Monday, August 10, 2020. Born in Charleston, SC, he was the son of the late Benjamin and Edith Parker Teal. David went to James Island High School where he was the quarterback on the football team and lettered in basketball. He was chosen to play…

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Cathy Stone churchill left a message on September 17, 2020:
Loved David in our days at JIHS seeing him throw that ball. He will be missed! Praying for Your Family! God Bless You! Cathy ️
Judy McGuirt left a message on September 16, 2020:
Deepest condolences on the passing of David! My late husband Jim was a UM teammate and fellow South Carolinian. Thoughts and prayers & always “GO CANES”!
Chris Baker, James Island SC left a message on September 14, 2020:
My memories of "Mr. David" are different from those I've read here--I was probably an infant when I first met him and you, "Miss Tammy"!  You both were larger-than-life to me and I'll never forget the breath of energy you brought to whatever gathering you attended.  He always had kind words for me, and you were always ready to jump in the pool and take a swim with us little kids:)  Mr. David has made his transition to Light; may every ray of sunshine bring you His comfort and peace! 
Oscar Gonzalez left a message on August 25, 2020:
I’ll never forget first seeing DT our freshman year 1965 , when this tall lanky guy drove up in this muscle car “442”!! I love his car!! DT was Outstanding QB and super field general. Tremendous competitor!! I admired his Southern Gentleman demeanor! # 17 was my teammate and my Friend! I will miss him immensely! Love you Tammy/ DT. Prayers and Blessings Oscar (Little O) Gonzalez
Nancy Youngblood Jordan left a message on August 23, 2020:
I'm so sorry to hear of David's passing. I haven't seen him since high school when I was a cheerleader and he was the leader of the football team. He was a wonderful person, a great "guy friend", and a caring and empathetic classmate. It's good to read of his obvious continuation of a meaningful life. May Light perpetual Shine upon him.
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Amy Ballenger left a message on August 19, 2020:
Tammy,
           All of us at B&B Pools send our Deepest Sympathy. May you find comfort and peace in the days ahead.  We are truly sorry for your loss. 
RustyPatterson left a message on August 18, 2020:
David and I met in the 8th grade when I moved to James Island from West Ashley. We became lifelong best friends after playing football and basketball for 4 years in high school. While I was captain of the football team, David was captain of the basketball team our senior year. David was a very humble and smart man. After marrying Tammy, we tried to stay in touch as much as possible even though we were usually great distances apart. I already miss David! The last thing I told Tammy before David passed away was to tell him I loved him and that we would meet on the big football field in heaven one day. He will be throwing beautiful passes, and I hope I will still be able to catch them.

Freddie Karst left a message on August 17, 2020:
David and I were very close friends in high school.  We played football and basketball together and shared many a class during school hours.  My fondest remembrance is riding the bus with David as he drove his daily school bus route.  He was not just a great athlete, he was a great friend.  He was humble, considerate and kind to each and every person he knew.  An unkind word never passed his lips.  You will be missed my friend.  May God bring you the peace you so obviously deserve.  Just the mention of your name brings a smile to my face and fond memories to my mind.
Suzi Suloff left a message on August 16, 2020:
Dear Tammy - so sorry to hear this. What a wonderful life he had! My dad, Tom, passed on Saturday 8/8 at Open Arms Hospice. You are in my thoughts and prayers. Suzi Suloff.
Terry Stone left a message on August 16, 2020:
I am so sorry to see this news.  I grew up with David, DeeDee, and their wonderful parents in James Island Presbyterian Church back in the 1950s and early 1960s.  And, then, of course, we went to school together on James Island, as well.  Their mother taught me Sunday school when I was in the sixth grade.  She said things that have guided me throughout my life.  It's hard to believe we're old enough to be passing away, but here we are.  Please know that my remembrances of all of you are sweet, and I pray for your comfort and peace.
Al Eads, Jr. left a message on August 15, 2020:
I have so many memories of David from our days together as his J.V. Football Coach and spotter for the Varsity Football team at James Island High but the lasting memory actually comes from a basketball game in the conference tournament during his first year playing as a 10th grader.  We were behind by 1 point with 5 seconds remaining in the game when he intercepted a pass and was fouled as he attempted to go up court.  I don't think he could have actually made it to the basket before time would have run out as the clock only had 2 seconds left on it when time was stopped for him to go to the foul line.  Bottom line is he made two free throws and James Island won. This was against Charleston High School who were the regular season champions.  It made him an instant hero in a sport that only he and I thought he would be excellent at playing.  We shared many great conversations in football as well as in life itself.  Always have been disappointed that we did not get together over all these years but always remember his enthusiasm  and dedication..  May God give you Peace and Comfort during this difficult and unusual time in which we are living.  Please contact me if and when a memorial service can be held.  My oldest son actually lives in Greenville and I have  four grandchildren and a great grand living in the area as well.  Dr. Al Eads, Jr.
ANN BAILEY KING left a message on August 15, 2020:
My deepest condolences to Tammy and all the family on the passing of their beloved David.  I went to JIHS with him and have many happy memories of those years and his athletic achievements.  He was our football hero.  I pray for God's loving peace and comfort for you in the days ahead without him, but he will always be close to you in your heart and your loving memories of him.  May you celebrate his wonderful life knowing he is now with our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ.  Ann Bailey King
Kathryn Goode left a message on August 15, 2020:
I am so sad to hear this news. I grew up on James Island and the Teal family and my family, the Keowns, were great friends. We spent many wonderful family times together. I was a few years younger than David, but always thought he was a special guy. I will always cherish our carefree days spent on James Island. Rest in peace David; you will be missed.
Judy Manning Vaughn left a message on August 13, 2020:
Tammy,   I am so sorry for your loss of such a wonderful man. I know your heart is broken.  I have missed seeing you.  My prayers and heart are with you.  Please know I am thinking about and am here if you need anything.  Judy Manning Vaughn ( daughter of Bill Manning)
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