Gene Teasley
February 22, 1934 - November 19, 2015

Home Page

Return to
Our Lost Members

Personal Music History
Woodrow Wilson High School, Dallas, TX, Southern Methodist University.

Within New Horizons Association
Gene played in the New Horizons Concert Band, and played trumpet in the Upswing Jazz Band for several years.

Eugene (Gene) Teasley, Jr., 81, passed away November 19, 2015. He was born and raised in Dallas, graduated from Woodrow Wilson. He was in ROTC and band at Woodrow. Gene graduated from SMU where he played in the band and received a degree in business. Preceding him in death are his parents, E.H. Teasley and Elizabeth King Teasley; one sister, Shirlie Burns; and one stepson, Jeff Gibson. Survivors include his wife, Delores; sons. Jeff Teasley and his wife, Janice, Ryan Teasley, and Kyle Teasley; daughter, Juli and her husband, Frank Long; stepson, Kelly Gibson and his wife, Angi; and many grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews.

Before retirement Gene was president and owner of E.H. Teasley Co. He had many hobbies throughout his life. He was a blue belt in karate. He loved hunting and camping with his best buddies. He was an avid golfer at Lakewood Country Club. He loved to travel and played golf at various destinations. He had a show dog, Sunny Boy, a weimaraner, who competed in and won several competitions. He loved playing trumpet in the Dallas New Horizons Band and UpSwing. He enjoyed his family and many friends. He will be greatly missed.