Lebanon Reporter

Obituaries

February 12, 2013

Teddy M. “Ted” Biggerstaff

Mr. Teddy M. “Ted” Biggerstaff, 85, of Lebanon, died Friday, Feb. 8, 2013, at Homewood Health Campus in Lebanon.

Ted was born in Milwaukee, Wis., on Sept. 19, 1927, the son of the late Alpha “Al” and Adeline (Gergon) Biggerstaff. He was raised in Milwaukee and moved to Lebanon during his high school years. He graduated from Lebanon High School in 1945.

On Aug. 3, 1945, Ted joined the United States Navy and served his country honorably until his discharge on Aug. 16, 1946. Following World War II, he attended Purdue University.

He married Patricia Lou “Pat” Wolfington on Aug. 30, 1947, in Indianapolis. She passed away on Dec. 22, 1995.

Ted was an auto mechanic. He first worked with his father at Auto & Truck on South Indianapolis Avenue in Lebanon. He then owned and operated Muffs & Tails in Lebanon and Crawfordsville for many years.

He was a devoted family man who had many interests and enjoyed many activities including bowling, fishing, camping, Purdue college basketball, Indianapolis Colts and NASCAR. Musically inclined, Ted sang with a barbershop quartet for many years.

Ted had been a member of the American Legion in Lebanon since 1945, and was a member of the Eagles Club of Lebanon.

Survivors include two sons, Doug J. (Kim) Biggerstaff of Indianapolis and David M. (Susie) Biggerstaff  of Lebanon; brother, Tom (Arcie) Biggerstaff of San Angelo, Texas; two grandchildren, Kim McLean of Newburgh and Benjamin R. (Jenny) Biggerstaff of Boise, Idaho; three great-grandchildren, Noah Biggerstaff, Kelsea McLean and Noah McLean; and nieces and nephews, Kyle Kincaid, Ron Stevens, Rob Stevens, Kayla Biggerstaff, Kara Biggerstaff, Dane Biggerstaff, Shannon Biggerstaff, Diane Biggerstaff and Kim Biggerstaff.

In addition to his parents and wife, Pat, Ted was preceded in death by two brothers, Albert Biggerstaff and Charles Biggerstaff; and a son, Dennis A. Biggerstaff.

Visitation is 4 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 13, at Myers Mortuary, 1502 N. Lebanon St., Lebanon. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 14, at Myers Chapel of Memories, with Jim Coyle officiating. Interment with military rites will follow at Oak Hill Cemetery in Lebanon.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Wounded Warrior Project, P.O. Box 758517, Topeka, KS 66675;          Boone County Senior Services, Inc., 515 CrownPointe Drive, Lebanon, IN 46052; or Boone County Cancer Society, 117 W. Elm St., Lebanon, IN 46052.

Online condolences may be made at www.myersmortuary.com.

1
Text Only
Obituaries

Featured items
Click below to browse and order photos


Photos from April 2014

Twitter Updates
Follow us on twitter
AP Video
Bon Jovi Helps Open Low-income Housing in Philly Pipeline Opponents Protest on National Mall Hagel Gets Preview of New High-tech Projects S.C. Man Apologizes for Naked Walk in Wal-Mart New Country Music Hall of Fame Inductees Named 'Piles' of Bodies in South Sudan Slaughter New Yorkers Celebrate Cherry Blossom Blooms SCOTUS Hears Tv-over-Internet Case Justice Dept. Broadening Criteria for Clemency Chief Mate: Crew Told to Escape After Passengers 'Miss Meadows' Takes Holmes Back to Her Roots Biden: Russia Must Stop Talking, Start Acting David Moyes Out As Manchester United Manager Raw: Leopard Bites Man in India Iowa College Finds Beauty in Bulldogs High Court to Hear Dispute of TV Over Internet Stowaway Teen Forces Review of Airport Security
Parade
Magazine

Click HERE to read all your Parade favorites including Hollywood Wire, Celebrity interviews and photo galleries, Food recipes and cooking tips, Games and lots more.
Hyperlocal Search
Premier Guide
Find a business

Walking Fingers
Maps, Menus, Store hours, Coupons, and more...
Premier Guide