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Williamsburg- Theodore Howard Ford II was born July 31, 1938, in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, the son of Theodore Howard & Esther (Schaefer) Ford I. In his youth, he loved playing baseball as a catcher. After graduating high school, Ted joined the US Marines Corps, and served in the Vietnam War. After his discharge he worked as a masonry contractor for many years, until taking a job as a prison guard at the Oakdale Correction Center in Coralville. Ted helped establish and promote the Hawkeye Area Dart Throwers Organization (H.A.D.T.O.) and competed in many local and regional steel tipped dart tournaments. He enjoyed his weekly lunches for the past 25+ years with friends at Tommy’s Restaurant until his passing. Ted was loved and appreciated by all and will be greatly missed by all who knew him. Ted died on Wednesday, September 28, 2022, at his home near Williamsburg, at the age of 84 years.
Ted is survived by many friends. He was preceded in death by his parents.
Military honors will be held at 11:00 am on Wednesday, November 2, 2022, at the Iowa Veterans Cemetery, in Adel. Visitation will be from 12:00 -2:00 pm on Tuesday, November 1, 2022, at the Powell Funeral Home in Williamsburg. Messages and tributes may be left at www.powellfuneralhomes.com.
Tuesday, November 1, 2022
12:00 - 2:00pm (Central time)
Powell Funeral Home-Williamsburg
Wednesday, November 2, 2022
11:00 - 11:15am (Central time)
Iowa Veterans Cemetery
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