Roy Teter

Roy Dale “RoyDale” Teter, 48, a resident of Elkins, passed from this life Sunday, Nov. 10, 2013, in Lewis County.

RoyDale was born Thursday, July 29, 1965, in Elkins, a son of the late Ray Nelson and Dortha Teter Nelson.

Left to cherish Roydale’s memory are two children, Ashley Lambert of Fairmont and Daylon Roy Teter of Mill Creek; two sisters, Darlene Nelson, and Denise Vance and husband, Paul, all of Whitmer; and one brother, Gary Ray Nelson and wife, Heather, of Ohio; very special second parents, Ruth and Jerry Smith of Elkins; special uncle, Delbert Teter of Whitmer; his companion, Valerie Gallagher; and several aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews.

Preceding him in death besides his parents were two uncles, Harold and Bim Teter.

RoyDale attended the schools of Randolph County and graduated with the class of 85 from Harman High School. He had worked as a mechanic for G&J Salvage in Elkins.

He loved to hunt, fish and work on cars. Most of all, his world revolved around his pride and joy, his son, Daylon.

RoyDale’s request for cremation will be honored, and a memorial service will take place at a later date.

The Randolph Funeral Home and Cremation Services has been entrusted with the arrangements for Roy Dale “RoyDale” Teter. Send online condolences to the family at