Teske, Jr., August Frank

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August Frank Teske, Jr., age 79, of Blacksburg died, Tuesday, September 1, 2015, at Lewis Gale Hospital Montgomery. He was born in East Lansing, MI on April 6, 1936 to the late August Frank, Sr. and Peggy Marie Macomber Teske. He was also preceded in death by a brother, Richard Teske.

He was a veteran of the US Navy. Frank was a 1962 graduate of Virginia Tech. Frank was a member of the Blacksburg Volunteer Fire Department and Rescue Squad from 1971 until 1984. He served as the Blacksburg Fire Chief from 1980 until 1983, was a line officer with the Blacksburg Rescue Squad and was one of the first EMT instructors in the State of Virginia. He was the owner of Teske Leasing and was a real estate developer in the Blacksburg Community for many years.

He is survived by his wife of 57 years, Betty A. Teske; brother and sister-in-law, Charles and Debbie Teske of Salem; sons and daughters-in-law, Eric and Beverly Teske of Blacksburg, Shawn and Kristin Teske of Fayetteville, GA; grandchildren, Cara Carlson and husband, Noah, Kelli Teske, Jacob Teske; several nieces and nephews.

Memorial services will be conducted Friday, September 4, 2015 at 10:30 am in the St. Phillips Anglican Church with Father Wade Miller officiating. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the Blacksburg Fire Department, 407 Hubbard St., Blacksburg, VA 24060 and the Blacksburg Rescue Squad, 200 Progress Street, NE, Blacksburg, VA 24060.

Friends may call anytime Thursday and the family will receive friends from 6-8:00 pm Thursday evening at the McCoy Funeral Home, 150 Country Club Dr., SW, Blacksburg.