Frederick (Rick) Alan Teller from Lansing, MI., passed away on May 2, 2020. He was born June 28, 1951, to Lawrence and Maxine Teller. Rick served in the National Guard and worked as an auto body painter. In Rick's younger years he enjoyed racing motocross and flat track racing, anything with a motor caught his attention. Along with being a motorcycle enthusiast he had a true passion for the art of painting automobiles. His passion didn’t stop at painting he truly enjoyed spending time with his two daughters. He was a caring man with a gentle and bright soul. Playing billiards was another one of his talents and he was quite the sharp shooter. He took great joy in being a member of several pool teams in St. Johns and Lansing area pool leagues. He built long last friendships with many of the other players. Rick enjoyed going on road trips, always with the goal of returning to Corpus Christi, Texas. His stories of the coast of Texas were always so vivid and picturesque. Rick also enjoyed an occasional good classic Western movie.
He is survived by his father Lawrence Teller, sister Laura (Steve) Sharp, 2 daughters, Angela (Steve) Eaton and Christina Thelen, 5 grandchildren - Seirra McNamara, Ayla Thelen, Noleigh Thelen, Jeremy Eaton and Desaree Eaton. Rick was proceeded in death by his mother, Maxine and brother William Teller. Due to the current restrictions on gatherings cremation has taken place. The family will celebrate his life at a later date. The family would like to thank staff at Rosier Funeral Home for their loving and compassionate care.
The family has entrusted the arrangements to the Independent Family Owned Funeral Home in Sunfield: Rosier Funeral Home.
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