He was preceded in death by his father, Kyle Knight Kring; mother, Dorothy Jean (Caldwell) Born; and son, Kevin Bruce Kring.
Tearle is survived by his wife of 62 years, Ramona Mae (Crawford) Kring; daughters Terena Mae Kring of Nebraska, Tris Anne Downer (Bruce) of Colorado; son Kyle Knight Kring II (Cristina) of Norman; grandchildren Hunter Knight Kring, Taylor McKenzie Kring, Anne Marie Rivas, Tess Alexandria Downer and Brooke Celeste Downer; great-grandchild Connor Knight Kring; and his beloved Westie’s, Abbie and Cassie.
Terry had an infectious enthusiasm for life, and for all those who knew him, he leaves a legacy built on integrity, loyalty and love. He will be missed but not forgotten.
Given Tearle’s lifelong philanthropic example, the family asks you to choose the charity which speaks to your heart and contribute in Tearle’s memory.
Arrangements for Tearle and his family were placed in the care of the Vice family at the Havenbrook Funeral Home of Norman. Online condolences may be shared at HavenbrookFuneralHome.com.
Norman Transcript, Saturday, March 15, 2014
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