Theodore “Ted” Richard McKown, age 85, passed away November 27,2018, after a brief illness. He was born August 24, 1933 in Millstone, WV. Ted retired from Morton Salt Company, Fairport, OH in 1995. He moved to Ocala, FL in 2000.
Ted was a loving husband, father, brother, grandfather and great grandfather. He was a kind and loving person, with a great sense of humor. Ted loved to travel and had visited almost every state in his RV. He was an avid cruiser and had celebrated his 85th birthday aboard a ship in the Caribbean. He was also a proud 32-degree Mason. He will be dearly missed by everyone. Ted never knew a stranger, and everyone loved him.
Ted is survived by his wife Katie; daughters, Judith (Don) Patterson and Beverly (Greg) Kane; son, Theodore (Sandy) McKown II; sister, Martha (Paul) Booth; brother, Frank (Deborah) McKown; 6 grandchildren, 1 great grandchild and many nieces and nephews.
He is proceeded in death by his parents, Evan and Shirley McKown, 5 brothers and 2 sisters.
A Celebration of Life will be held on December 8,2018 at 2 pm, at Spruce Creek North Clubhouse at 11040 SW 64th Ave., Ocala, FL 34476.
In lieu of flowers, please donate to your local animal shelter or Marion County Humane Society, Ocala, FL in his name. He loved animals, and this would make him happy.