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Charles L. “Ted” Brady

Charles L. “Ted” Brady, 99, of Warren, IN, died Monday, March 29, 2021, at Heritage Pointe of Warren.

Mr. Brady was a 1939 graduate of Conception Junction High School in Missouri. He was a graduate of Northwest Missouri State University earning a Bachelor’s in business and mathematics. He received a Master’s from the University of Northern Colorado in Greely in business and school administration. He took additional college studies from Central Missouri State University in Warrensburg, Fort Hays State University in Fort Hays, KS, Ball State University in Muncie and University of Kansas in Lawrence, Kansas. He was chairman of the Western District of the Smaller High School Association in Kansas. He was also a life member of the National Education Association and the Huntington County Teachers Association. He served as treasurer of the Kansas Neosho District of the United Brethren in Christ Church for 10 years and chairman of the Central Conference Finance Committee of the Church of the United Brethren in Christ. He was a member of the Church of the United Brethren in Christ publications and board member and delegate to Central Conference Church of the United Brethren in Christ. He was a member of the Huntington Exchange Club and president of the Evening Exchange Club and a member of the Huntington County Gideon’s International Organization. He was a member of College Park United Brethren Church where he served on various committees and was Sunday School Superintendent. He helped start the College Park Youth Commission and worked with youth for more than 20 years. He also served in WWII and was honorably discharged in 1946. He taught high school for six years and spent seven years as superintendent of school in Kansas. In 1959 he came to Huntington College, where he taught in the Department of Business and Economics. He was chairman of the division of history and social science for many years. He directed summer school and continuing education. He also served on various committees throughout his tenure of 27 years at Huntington College. He retired after 40 years in education. After his retirement, in 1986, he served as interim camp director for Camp Co-Tubic in Belfountaine, OH, and Camp Living Waters in Luthers, MI. He was a member of American Legion Post No. 85 of Huntington and the Huntington University Historical Society.

He was born on Feb. 24, 1922, in Gilford, MO, to Leo C. and Estella Strop Brady. He married Doris Lewis on May 20, 1947, in Esbon, KS. She preceded him in death on Nov. 20, 2019.

Survivors include a son, Roger (Cindy) Brady, of Syracuse; a daughter, Charlene (Bill) Blue, of Oak Harbor, OH; six grandchildren, Rachel (Randy) Kilbourne, of Fort Wayne, Jared (Christina) Blue, of Manhattan Beach, CA, Erin Sisty, of Livonia, MI, Amber (Andrew) Rensberger, of Huntington, Nathan Brady and Chloe Ciriello, both of Syracuse; and five great-grandchildren.

Calling will take place on Saturday, April 3, from 1 to 4 p.m., at Myers Funeral Home Huntington Chapel. Masks and social distancing are required.

A memorial service will be held on Friday, April 16, 2021, at the College Park United Brethren Church, 1945 College Ave., Huntington. A time for this service will be decided at a later date.

Private family interment will take place at Clear Creek Cemetery in Huntington County.

Memorials may be made to College Park United Brethren Church, Gideon’s International or Charles L. Brady Family Business Scholarship Fund at Huntington University, all in care of Myers Funeral Home, 2901 Guilford St., Huntington, IN 46750.

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