American Veteran 02

Teddy G. Quillen

December 25, 1940 ~ September 9, 2019 (age 78)

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Teddy G. Quillen, 78, of Newport, passed away Monday, September 9, 2019, at his home. 

His funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. on Friday, September 13, 2019, at Munden Funeral Home. Interment, with full military honors, will follow at Gethsemane Memorial Park.

Teddy honorably served our country in the United States Marines for 20 years and bravely fought in the Vietnam War. He was a member of the VFW Havelock Post 7315 and the Havelock Moose Lodge.

He is survived by his wife, Marlene Quillen of the home; daughter, Sheri Tabuchi and husband Johnny of Newport; sons, Tim Quillen Sr. and fiancé Traci Spikes of Newport and Michael Quillen and wife Stacy of Goldsboro; grandchildren, Timmy Quillen Jr. and wife Carlie, Mark Quillen, Desiree Klott and husband Joey, Julian Tabuchi, Jeremy Salter and wife Tara, Marie Quillen, Nick Quillen, Nina Quillen, Christina Quillen and Tiffany Quillen; great-grandchildren, Logan, Hunter, Hailey, Dawson, Noah, Landon, Brinley, Gage, Kaleb, Elizabeth, Madison, Mason, Estella Rose, Cassie, Brandy and Jordan; and additional family, Hope Gay, Marli Jones, Emelia Payne, Abbilynn and JJ.

He was preceded in death by his parents, William Dow Quillen and Julia Vanhoose Quillen; sisters, Georgia Quillen, Ruth Foster, Pauline Freeman and Loraine Cook; brothers, Bea Quillen, James Quillen, Bruce “Ed” Edward Quillen, Joe Quillen, William Dow Quillen Jr., and Clyde Quillen; sons, Mark Shawn Quillen and Daniel Quillen; and great grandson, Kannon.

Family will receive friends from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. on Thursday, September 12, 2019, at Munden Funeral Home.

Flowers are welcome or memorial donations may be made to the Wounded Warriors at P.O. Box 758517, Topeka, Kansas 66675.

Family and friends are welcome to submit online condolences at

Arrangements by Munden Funeral Home and Crematory in Morehead City, NC. 


To send flowers to Teddy's family, please visit our floral section.


September 12, 2019

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Munden Funeral Home
2112 Arendell St
Morehead City, NC 28557

Funeral Service
September 13, 2019

11:00 AM
Munden Funeral Home Morehead City
2112 Arendell Street
Morehead City, NC 28557

Interment Following Funeral Service
September 13, 2019

Gethsemane Memorial Park
700 Highway 24
Newport, NC 28570


Wounded Warrior Project
P.O. Box 758517, Topeka KS 66675
Tel: 1-877-832-6997

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