William "Bill" Cleveland McTeigue
February 16, 1925  -  October 16, 2017

William "Bill" Cleveland McTeigue

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St. Judes Catholic Church
San Patricio
San Patricio, NM  88301
Thursday, October 19, 2017
2:00 pm
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St. Judes Catholic Church
San Patricio
San Patricio, NM  88301
Thursday, October 19, 2017
3:00 pm
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Salcido Family Cemetery
440 Alamo Canyon Rd.
Hondo, NM  88336
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I served in the Army.

A rosary will be held at 2 pm, Thursday, October 19, 2017 at St. Jude Catholic Church in San Patricio, NM with mass to follow at 3 pm also at St. Jude Catholic Church. Burial will follow at the Salcido Family Cemetery at Alamo Canyon.

Bill, 92, passed away peacefully at his home in Alamo Canyon surrounded by his family. He was a longtime resident of Hondo, NM and member of the St. Jude Catholic Church in San Patricio, NM. Bill was a Veteran of the U.S. Army and served in WWII. He was a hard worker but on his free time he enjoyed going to the race track in Ruidoso Downs, going to parades and eating at Red Lobster and Chinese food. Bill also enjoyed listening to Spanish and western music, one of his favorite songs was “From a Jack to a King” by Ricky Van Shelton.

His employment consisted of running a Sheep Shearing crew, Air Conditioning Technician at Holloman Air Force Base in Alamogordo, NM, Bus Driver for the Hondo Public Schools and Concession Stand Manager for Ruidoso Downs Race Tracks.

Bill is preceded in death by his parents Fred and Cleotilde McTeigue (Lucero); his daughter Yvonne Zumwalt; son Walter McTeigue; brothers Lincoln McKinley, Alfred and Jimmy McTeigue; sisters-in-law Rose, Nora, Ramona and Alice McTeigue.

Those left to cherish his memory are his wife of sixty-four years Johnnie McTeigue; sons Curtis McTeigue
(Cindy) of Weed, NM, Michael McTeigue (Deidre) of Hondo, NM and Jerome McTeigue (Loretta) also of Hondo, NM; sister-in-law Elizabeth “Libby” Sambrano and friend Lewis Cole of Brownfield, TX; brother-in-law and sister-in-law P.J. and Vicky Salcido of Hondo, NM; nineteen grandchildren, eighteen great grandchildren and one great-great grandchild.

A special thanks is given to P.J. and Vicky Salcido and to the staff of Encompass Health Care and Hospice.

Serving as pallbearers are Shane McTeigue, Gerald McTeigue, Bobby Jo McTeigue, Frank “Pancho” McTeigue, Anthony McTeigue and Deano McTeigue. Honorary pallbearers are Curtis McTeigue, Michael McTeigue, Jerome McTeigue and P.J. Salcido.


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  1. Betty
    Mesa, NM

    I am so sorry for your loss. May the words of our loving heavenly Father bring your family comfort and strength during this most difficult time as He promises to bring our loved ones back to life in a perfect world where there will be no more suffering or death (John 5:28-29 & Revelation 21:4).

  2. Tim &a Cheryl Wafful
    Roswell, NM

    Our deepest sympathy to the family of Bill
    His dedication and hard work is reflected in the loved one left to cherish his memory. God Bless them all.
    Sincerely, Tim & Cheryl

  3. Joe and Sofia Salas Urban
    Alamogordo, NM

    Joe and I & our children send our condolences to my Godfather ( Nino ) Bill McTeigue's family my Nina Johnnie McTeigue Jerome & Loretta, Curtis & Cindy, Michael & Deidre McTeigue & all the grandchildren great grandchildren & great great grandchild Nino may you rest in peace lots of love Joe & Sofia Salas Urban & family

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