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Saturday December 19th, 2020
2:00pm - 3:00pm

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Celebration of Life

First Free Will Baptist Church of Marion
Saturday December 19th, 2020

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Teddy "Ted" J. Loftis



Teddy “Ted” J. Loftis, age 60, of Marion, North Carolina, passed away on Monday, December 14, 2020 at his residence.  The son of Joseph and Christine Martin Loftis of Marion, North Carolina, he was born in McDowell County, North Carolina on March 17, 1960.


He was preceded in death by one son, Staff Sgt. T.J. Loftis, who passed away on February 29, 2016.


A veteran of the United States Army, Ted is survived by, in addition to his parents, three children, Virginia Lee Loftis, Joseph Mark Loftis and Crystal Ann Loftis; one step daughter, Kimberly Williams; and three brothers, James E. Loftis, Michael W. Loftis (Trudy) and Timothy W. Loftis (Janie).  He is also survived by five grandchildren, Alecia Newman, Steven Blake Loftis, Austin Wills, Carson Loftis, and Chyanne Loftis; three great grandchildren, Adaline Newman, Archer Newman, and Maliki Willis; and numerous nieces and nephews.


A celebration of Ted’s life will be held on Saturday, December 19, 2020 at 3:00 p.m. at First Free Will Baptist Church in Marion with Pastor Brian Bird officiating.  Military honors will be provided by the United States Army.  The family will receive friends from 2:00 p.m. until 3:00 p.m., prior to the service, at the church.  Inurnment will be held at the Western Carolina State Veterans Cemetery in Black Mountain.  





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Joe and Christine, David and I are so sorry to hear of Teddy Joes passing. We are lifting you all in prayer today and in the days ahead. Teddy Joe was one of the little ones in my Sunday School Class while David was in Vietnam. He Mickey Fox and Eva Wiley were such a joy to my heart during those troubled months. I never forgot the cute, precious and kind little boy that stole a big piece of my heart back in 1967/68. Asking God to wrap you in His loving arms and bring comfort to your broken heart. We love you both, Linda and David

Linda Kell Dec 18 2020 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Teddy "Ted" Loftis

Buddy and Katie Martin Dec 16 2020 12:00 AM

Joe and Christine---We are very sorry to learn of Teddy's death. We will remember your family in our prayers. Love Wayne and Susan Holland

Susan Holland Dec 16 2020 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Teddy "Ted" Loftis

jewel surratt Dec 16 2020 12:00 AM

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Friends and Family Nov 30 -0001 12:00 AM