Theodore Clifford Porter, 69, of Payne, Ohio passed away Tuesday, November 30, 2021 at Lutheran Hospital, Fort Wayne.
Tedd was born in Fairfield, California on March 14, 1952, a son of the late Judith Beryl (Willett) and John Theodore Porter.
He proudly served in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War. Tedd became a teacher eventually taking a very fulfilling position with the Modoc County, California Juvenile Court School.
Tedd loved target shooting and had a even bigger love for animals.
He will be sadly missed by his wife, Jill (Schmidt) to whom he was married April 2, 1983; daughter Kierin (Michael) Beasom of Carson City, Nevada; siblings, Denise (Dale) Nelson of Redding, California and Nathan Porter of Lodi, California.
Tedd will be laid to rest privately.
Fond memories may be shared at dooleyfuneralhome.com