Theodore Blaine Cordon, 72, of Rigby, passed away Thursday, April 4, 2013, at Rexburg Care and Rehabilitation Center.
He was born Aug. 4, 1940, in Rigby to Leo LaVern Cordon and Lida Rae Durrant Cordon. He was raised and attended schools in Rigby. He served in the U.S. Army and the National Guard.
He married Elizabeth Lee; they later divorced. He married Carol Richie; they later divorced.
Blaine was an active member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. He drove truck for Western Wholesale, Doug Andrus Trucking and Webster Potato. He was a member of the Jefferson County Posse, Jefferson County Cutter Racing Association and the Gold Wing Road Riders Association. He enjoyed camping and four-wheeling.
He is survived by his children, Lori Cordon Lopez of Kaufman, Texas, and Tony Cordon of Rigby; sister, Rhonda (Moy) Rodriquez of Idaho Falls; brothers, Marlow (Barbara) Cordon of Garfield and Vance Cordon of Ririe; and four grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents; sisters, Ladean Lords, Verna Mae Mueller and Cloe Ann Beebe; and brothers, Raymond Cordon and David Cordon.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, April 10, at the Rigby 12th Ward LDS Church, 602 Sundance in Rigby. The family will receive friends from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday at Eckersell Memorial Chapel, 101 W. Main St. in Rigby, and from 9:30 a.m. to 10:45 a.m. Wednesday prior to services at the church. Burial will be in Rigby Pioneer Cemetery under the care of Eckersell Memorial Chapel in Rigby.
Condolences may be sent to the family online at www.eckersellfuneralhome.com.