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Teal Pomeroy

The sudden and tragic death of Teal Pomeroy has left this community stunned.

The loss is deeply felt because he was in the prime of his life. He was only 42 and had accomplished so much.

But what adds to the pain is that he epitomized the phrase “local boy.'

Pomeroy grew up in Chiefland, attended school here and had lifelong friends made in those 12 years of going to class. He loved the woods and waters that are so plentiful in Levy County. And he took full enjoyment in them.