Carl Theodore “Ted” Weeden
June 28, 1933 - October 26, 2018
Carl Theodore “Ted” Weeden, age 85, of Bear, DE passed away on Friday, October 26, 2018.
A native Delawarean, he was born in Newport on June 28, 1933, the son of the late Leslie James and Myrtle Viola (Johnston) Weeden. Ted graduated from H. Fletcher Brown High School and proudly served his country in the US Army during the Korean War. Ted made his career as a telephone communications specialist, retiring from Bell Atlantic after 30 years of dedicated service.
Active in his community, he was a member of St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church, permanent member and past commander of USCG Aux. Flt. #14, past Commodore of the Outcast Yacht Club and member of Armstrong Masonic Lodge No. 26. Ted and his wife, Nancy, enjoyed traveling all over the U.S., and to foreign countries. They especially loved boating on the Chesapeake Bay and kept their boat at Two Rivers Yacht Basin on the Bohemia River in Maryland, for many years. Best of all, Ted loved spending time with his wife, children and grandchildren.
He is survived by his loving wife Nancy (Lockwood) Weeden; daughters, Jan Spence (Jack) of Bear and Gail Carpenter (Dudley) of Earleville, MD; grandchildren, Chad Spence (Kate), Kyle Spence (Regan), Andrew Carpenter (Megan) and Sarah Smith (Alex); great granddaughter, Haley Spence; sister, Jean Dwyer (Paul) of Florida; sister-in-law, Carole Wagner of Middletown; and cousin, Susanne Larson.
A visitation for family and friends will be held from 10 am until 11:15 am on Thursday, November 1, 2018, at Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 121 West Park Place, Newark, DE, where a masonic service will begin at 11:15 am, followed by a memorial service at 11:30 am. A committal service with military honors will follow in the chapel of Delaware Veterans Memorial Cemetery, 2465 Chesapeake City Road, Bear, DE.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church, 200 Marrows Road, Newark, DE 19713 or to the Armstrong Lodge No. 26, 112 E. Market Street, Newport, DE 19804.