Terrence “Bebop” Tetter was born in Chicago, IL on August 13, 1974 to the union of the late Donald Tetter and Juanita (Beard) Tetter.
Terrence graduated from Danville High School in 1993. After High School, Terrence enlisted into the United States Army where served his country and was honorably discharged after years of faithful service. Terrence received a Bachelor's Degree in Education from Illinois State in 2002. Terrence loved children and dedicated his life to helping the youth in his community. He was a Special Education Teacher for Danville School District #118 and began his teaching career at Cannon Elementary School. Terrence later transitioned to Danville High School. At DHS, he coached wrestling for 13 years.
Bebop was the Sargent at Arms of the Killer Bee MC, the Past Master of Corinthian Lodge #31 F.&A.M. PHA, and a Member of Menelik Consistory #49.
Terrence “Bebop” Tetter was united in Holy Matrimony to the love of his life, Ivy Reed, on September 1, 2019 by Pastor Leo Clinton.
Terrence “Bebop” Tetter transitioned from this life, into eternal rest, on November 14, 2020 at his home, surrounded by his loving wife.
Terrence was a gentle soul and had a great passion for helping others.
He will be dearly missed and leaves precious memories to be shared by his wife, Ivy Tetter, his mother, Juanita Tetter, his siblings, Dr. Marcellus Tetter, Donald Tetter, and Donetta Tetter, and a host of nieces, nephews, great nieces and great nephews, God-children, family and friends.
Although Terrence did not have any biological children, he was a father to many.
Terrence was preceded in death by his father, Donald Tetter, three nephews, Demetrius Dandridge, Zellner Brown IV, and Demaree’ Tetter, his grandmothers, Hatti Beard and Freda Mae Tetter and grandfathers, Henderson Butler and Nolan Hurt.
Whether you sent a text, made a phone-call, posted a social media status, mailed a card, sent a floral arrangement or said a silent prayer, we will forever cherish your acts of gratitude and we say "Thank You" from the bottom of our hearts.
A private celebration of life will commence on Saturday. Due to CDC Regulations, the funeral services will be invite only.
A public visitation will be held on Friday from 2:00pm to 7:00pm at Leek & Sons-Danville. His Masonic Rites will begin at 5pm
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