Born May 22, 1957, in St. Louis, Mo., son of Glenda Cloin and the late Audie Teal, he was a U.S. Army veteran, where he served as a military policeman.
On Aug. 30, 1996, in Sam a. Baker Park, he married Teresa Turner, who survives.
Survivors also include six sons, William "Bill" Teal II, of Holcomb, Mo., Chris, Brian, Ronnie and Chantz Teal, all of Hayti and Timmy Teal, of Murfreesboro, Tenn.; two brothers, John Teal, of Hayti and Curtis Teal, of St. Louis, Mo.; two sisters, Shirley Singleton, of Steele, Mo., and Susan Lafferty, of Cooter, Mo.; his mother, Glenda Murrell, of Hayti and two grandchildren, Kayla and Chloe Teal, both of Hayti.
He was preceded in death by one daughter, Harli Teal and one brother, Timmy Teal.
Burial is in the McGrew Cemetery.