Theodore James Ansel age 81, of Lima passed away Monday, April 3, 2017 at Lima Memorial Hospital. He was born July 14, 1935 in Zanesville, Ohio to the late Seymour Edgar and Martha Ruth Shockey Ansel. He married Candace L. Henderson, Aug. 15, 1980 and she survives in Lima.
Ted graduated from Lima Senior High School and had been a letter carrier. He had served in the U.S. Navy and in the U. S. Air Force.
Additional survivors include his former wife Carol Ansel, a son Michael (Mary Jo) Ansel of PA, 2 daughters: Kris (Randy) Corbin of Palaka, FL and Kelli (Jim) Barr of Tampa, FL, 2 step daughters: Canda (Robert) Boroff and Tamera Staup both of Lima, 24 grandchildren and 9 great grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by a son Scott Ansel, 2 brothers: Fred Ansel and Raymond Knerr and a sister Starlie Nolan.
The family will receive friends 2-4 and 6-8 p.m., Monday, April 10 at Bayliff & Son Funeral Home, Cridersville. The funeral will be 10:00 a.m., Tuesday, April 11 at the funeral home. Burial of cremated remains will be at a later date.
In lieu of flowers memorials may be given to the Diabetes Association or Deb’s Dogs.
Date: Monday, April 10, 2017
Time: 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm