Theodore Grills

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FAIRBORN — Theodore R. "Ted" Grills, Jr., age 76 of Fairborn, passed away Tuesday April 7, 2014 in the Soin Medical Center. He was born March 31, 1938 in Verda, Kentucky, the son of the late Theodore, Sr. and Kathleen (Hoskins) Grills. Ted owned and operated Grills Upholstery on Main Street in downtown Fairborn for many years; and was the lead singer of Teddy & The Rough Riders. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by two brothers, Randall and Johnny; and two sisters, Fern and Henrietta. He is survived by his wife of 53 years, Pat; a son, Timothy R. Grills of Texas; a granddaughter, Andrea Rose Grills; brother, Michael; four sisters, Mary, Sue, Darlene, Laverne; as well as numerous nieces and nephews. A funeral service will be held on Saturday April 12, 2014 at 11:00 A.M. in the Belton-Stroup Funeral Home, 422 E. Dayton-Yellow Springs Rd., Fairborn, Pastor H. Wesley Barnhill officiating. The family will receive friends from 10:00 A.M. until the time of service. Condolences may be made to the family at

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Belton Stroup Funeral Home
422 E. Dayton-Yellow Springs Road
Fairborn, OH 45324
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Published in Fairborn Daily Herald from Apr. 8 to Apr. 9, 2014