Ted P. Carlton, 81, of Medina, passed away Wednesday, January 10, 2018 surrounded by his family. He was born March 24, 1936, to the late Floyd H. and Lena I. (nee Lance) Carlton.
Ted will be fondly remembered as a man who lived his life to help other people. He was an active blood donor and he greatly enjoyed spending time with his family, attending his grandchildren's activities.
Ted is survived by his children, Kelly (Jody) Fortney, Alan (Kim) Carlton, Daniel Carlton, Mike (Belicia) Biskup; grandchildren, Trevor (Kayla), Samantha, Alex, Madison; great-grandson, Bryson and his caregivers, Carolyn, Tim and Jackson, who have become family over the past year.
He was preceded in death by his beloved wife of 45 years, Loretta (nee Deyling) Carlton; grandsons, Justin Fortney, Nathan Fortney; siblings, Maynard Carlton, Lavelle Carlton, Dick Carlton, Maxine Haring, Zilda Dorland and Jean Musolf, as well as his parents.
Funeral services will be held at 11 A.M., Wednesday, January 17, 2018 at Waite and Son Funeral Home, 765 N. Court St., Medina. Interment will follow at Ohio Western Reserve National Cemetery, Rittman. The family will receive friends from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 P.M., Tuesday, January 16, 2018 in the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Medina County, 5075 Windfall Rd., Medina, OH 44256 or American Red Cross, P.O. Box 37839, Boone, IA 50037-0839.
Online condolences may be left at waitefuneralhome.com