Teddy “Ted” A. Clephane, age 78 passed away peacefully on Monday, June 26, 2017 at his home in Martinsville.
Ted was born August 23, 1938, in Brown County, to the late Ralph V. and Mary Elizabeth (Collins) Clephane. He was a 1956 graduate of Morgantown High School and later married Jo Ann Eastwood on January 30, 1963 in Martinsville. She survives after 54 loving and devoted years of marriage.
Ted was the owner and operator of the Morgantown Shell Station for 20 years, retiring in 1985. He enjoyed making award winning hickory furniture & wooden train sets, basket weaving, hunting for deer & mushrooms, reading and spending time with his family. Ted was a member of the Martinsville Seventh Day Adventist Church.
He will be missed by his wife Jo Ann Clephane, daughters: Julie K. Clephane & Jackie (Shannon) L. Scott, both of Martinsville; sons: Joseph (Jill) A. Clephane of Morgantown, Jeff P. Clephane of TX & Jerry (Marla) L. Clephane of Nineveh; siblings: Thesa Strawser of Helmsburg, Leo Clephane of Clay City, Gary Clephane of Martinsville; 16 grandchildren; and 29 great grandchildren.
Ted was preceded in death by his brothers: David, Mariom and Donnie Clephane.
A Celebration of Life Gathering will be held at 10a.m. on Sunday, July 9th, 2017 at Ted’s Lake: 3000 South Coyote Lane Martinsville, IN 46150. Cremation Services have been provided by Meredith-Clark Funeral Home Cremation & Personalization Center in Morgantown.
Memorial contributions may be sent in honor of Ted to Riley Children’s Foundation: 30 South Meridian Street Suite 200 Indianapolis, IN 46204.
Expressions of caring and kindness may be made to the Clephane family at www.meredith-clark.com.