Teddy L. Waldroup, 78, of Princeton, passed Saturday, April 2, 2022 at St. Vincent Hospital in Evansville. He was born December 13, 1943 in Princeton to William Harrison and Dorothy Grace (Jones) Waldroup.
Teddy was a retired coal miner with Amax Coal in Keensburg, IL where he worked for 34 years. He had previously worked at Whirlpool in Evansville. He was a member of U.M.W.A. Local #1791 serving as the Union Treasurer for many years. He was a member of the First Baptist Church in Princeton where he served as a Deacon, Sunday School Teacher and sang in the church choir. He was an avid L.A. Dodgers baseball fan and I.U. basketball fan. He met his wife, Glenna (Barr) Waldroup when he was 12 years old and they were always together. They both served as foster parents for several years. He loved spending time with his children and grandchildren.
He is survived by his wife of nearly 60 years, Glenna Waldroup; children, Ted Waldroup (Karen Tucker) of Indianapolis, Rebecca Hughes (John) of Princeton, Scott Waldroup (Ronda) of Evansville; grandchildren, Nate and Kristen Waldroup, Rylee, Ella and Levi Hughes, Dustin and Brandon Waldroup.
Teddy was preceded in death by his parents; 5 infant children; brothers, Bill and John Waldroup; sisters, Juanita Mitchell and Norma Dill; and a granddaughter, Leah Strickland.
A memorial service will be held at 6 p.m. on Friday, April 8, 2022 at the First Baptist Church, 800 W. Faith Blvd. in Princeton, with Pastor Joe Wilson and Pastor Jim Saunders officiating. The service will be live streamed on the Colvin Funeral Homes Facebook page at 6pm, https://www.facebook.com/ColvinFuneralHomes. Visitation will be from 4 until 6 p.m. on Friday at the church. The Colvin Funeral Home in Princeton has been entrusted with the arrangements and is honored to serve Teddy’s family.
Condolences may be expressed online at colvinfuneralhome.com.
Memorial contributions may be made to First Baptist Church in Princeton. Envelopes will be available at the church.
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