Teddy L. Noblitt
Teddy L. Noblitt, 80, of Greenwood, formerly of Trafalgar, passed away peacefully at home on Tuesday, June 4, 2013.
Ted was born May 23, 1933, in Brown County to Karl and Elsie (Lackey) Noblitt.
Ted was preceded in death by his father Karl. Ted’s mother survives.
Ted married his wife, Lucille (Mullis) Noblitt, on Sept. 20, 1974, at Bargersville First Christian Church; she survives. This joined their family of a combined nine children, which includes Staci Noblitt of Sacramento, Calif., Eric (Julie) Noblitt of La Grange, Randy (Tammy) Noblitt of Whiteland, Lori (Mike) Deater of Marietta, Michael (Jeni) Cunningham of Woodlawn, Tenn., Malinda (John) O’Rourke of Greenwood, Patrick Cunningham of Bargersville, and Jill Cunningham and Patricia Cunningham, both of Greenwood.
Ted is survived by his siblings, Max (Marcie) Noblitt of Waynetown, Bill (Roberta) Noblitt of St. Louis, Mary Kay (Buzz, deceased) Brown of Franklin, Carole (Mark) Graham of Franklin, Patricia (Tom, deceased) Trusty of Franklin and Jim (Vicki) Noblitt of Franklin.
Ted enjoyed his 13 grandchildren Levi, Garrett, Katelyn, Alexis, Kelly (deceased), Tyler, Brooke, Jonathan, Mindy, Megan, Melissa, Derek and Cassie; plus his six great-grandchildren, Brooklyn, Caden, Grace, Noah, Chloe and Luke.
Ted graduated from Center Grove High School in 1951.
He served four years in the U.S. Air Force.
He retired from the U.S. Postal Service in 1995 at the Southport post office as a letter carrier. He previously worked at Monarch Beverage in Indianapolis for 10 years.
Ted was an avid golfer, along with his partner and wife, Lucy. He enjoyed working part time at Tameka Woods and Indian Springs golf courses after retirement.
Ted enjoyed all sports, especially basketball and golf. Ted also enjoyed telling a good story or a good joke. His family will miss his sense of humor and his reminiscing about his family and youth.
The Rev. Allen Whitehurst will conduct a service at 1:30 p.m. Friday at Swartz Family Community Mortuary and Memorial Center, 300 S. Morton St. (U.S. 31 South) in Franklin. Friends may call from 10 a.m. until service time Friday at the mortuary. Burial will be at Forest Lawn Memory Gardens in Greenwood with military honors.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in Ted’s honor to the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, Indiana Chapter, 941 E. 86th St., Suite 100, Indianapolis, IN 46240-1842.
Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.swartzmortuary.com.