WILLIAMSBURG - Theodore "Ted" Putnam, 70, passed away on Saturday August 23, 2014. He is preceded in death by his parents Robert and Esther Putnam. Ted went on to become a chemistry professor at Ohio Northern University and the College of William and Mary. Ted was a member of Williamsburg Methodist Church, a member of the American Chemical Society, and a former Rotary Vice President. Ted is survived by his loving wife Phyllis Putnam, his son Del (wife Donje), daughter Jelena Krum (husband Brian), siblings Robert and William, and grandchildren Austin, Lauren, Chandler, and Caroline. A memorial service to celebrate his life will be held 2:00pm, Sunday August 31, 2014 at Bucktrout Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to Williamsburg United Methodist Church's "Freed-up for Mission" fund. Condolences may be shared with the family at www.bucktroutfuneralhome.net.
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Published in Virginia Gazette on Aug. 26, 2014