William E. TedrickJune 24, 1930 ~ September 27, 2017 (age 87)
WILLIAM E.‘Bill’ TEDRICK, PhD
Bill was born June 24, 1930 in Londonderry to the late William Roy and Helen Blackstone Tedrick. He was a 1948 graduate of Madison High School. Bill received his BS in Agriculture from The Ohio State University, his MA from University of Maryland in 1960 and his PhD on 1968 from Michigan State University. He taught high school agriculture in Wellington, OH and at Michigan. He was Editor and Chief of the Agricultural Communications Department of Texas A&M. In his retirement years he enjoyed annual stays in Michigan. He was a regional, state and national champion horseshoe pitcher and he has a pavilion named after him in Hillsdale County, Michigan.
Bill was preceded in death by his wife of 65 years, Wanda Freeman Tedrick, his sisters Jane Frizzell and Joan Baker. He is survived by his brother, Robert ‘Vivian’ Tedrick of Londonderry.
Survivors of Wanda & Bill Tedrick are Children: Maresa ‘John’, Melinda ‘Jimmie’, Charles ‘Tammy’, Ben ‘Melissa’, John David ‘Kathy’. 17 Grandchildren & 13 Great
The family extends appreciation to Bill’s friend and confidant Gary Seevers for the 50 years of communication and time. In lieu of flowers, please donate to any FFA, 4-H, Ohio State, MSU or TAMU to further the expansion of agriculture.
Friends may call at the Bond Funeral Home, Londonderry Saturday one hour prior to the funeral service at 2:00 pm. Nephew, Roger Tedrick will officiate. Burial will follow at Sunset View Cemetery, Londonderry