Theodore Lee Flood died on September 14th at the VA medical facility in Martinsburg, West Virginia with his wife Mary by his side. His son and other family members had the honor of visiting with Ted before his passing to share their memories and express their love for him.
There will be no prior calling hours. Family and close friends will hold a graveside service Sunday (September 23) at Rest Haven Cemetery.
Ted was born March 22, 1946 to the late Prudence Kregloh Flood and Theodore H. Flood. He graduated from Phelps Central School in 1964 and went on to graduate from Tusculum College and earn his Masters from East Tennessee State University. He served in the army as a Sargent, in the Viet Nam war. Ted worked for the General Accounting Office in Washington D.C. and for Ogden Corporation, dealing internationally with energy conservation.
Ted and Mary enjoyed traveling, visiting every state in the U.S. and many other countries. He also enjoyed hunting, fishing, camping but mostly life at his home, “Wildfire Farm”, a peaceful equestrian facility.
Throughout Ted’s life he was called upon to demonstrate his bravery. This is exemplified by his actions in Viet Nam by which he earned the bronze star and by his facing the challenges of Parkinson’s disease contracted by his exposure to Agent Orange in Viet Nam.
Ted is survived by his wife, Mary Holodick Flood; his son, Dr. Scott H. Flood (Shelley); his brothers Richard Flood (Jean), Paul Flood, Thomas Flood (Karen), Brian Flood (Sandy); sister, Rosa Flood Grube (Ronald); and his brother-in-law, Gary Holodick (Toni), as well as many nieces and nephews.