Deputy Theodore “Ted” R. Lyttle Jr. (1942-2019)


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Deputy Theodore “Ted” R. Lyttle Jr.

Ted was born December 26, 1942 in Blanchester to Theodore “Roy” and Ethel J. (Jones) Lyttle, Sr.  He worked alongside his father at the family farm in Wayne Township his family’s Standard Oil Company station.  He attended Blanchester High School and graduated in 1960.

After high school, Ted enlisted in the Ohio Army National Guard.

He then joined the Clermont County Sheriff’s Office and served as a Deputy Sheriff for many years.

Deputy Lyttle was a member of the Edenton Lodge F&AM #332 and American Legion #179. He also worked as a lineman and consultant for the Blanchester Public Utilities, retiring after 30 years.

He passed away, surrounded by his family, January 23, 2019, at The Laurels of Blanchester at the age of 76,

Deputy Lyttle is survived by his wife of very nearly fifty years, Charolette (Greene) Lyttle; sons, Theodore R. (Tammy) Lyttle III and Douglas O. (Joy) Lyttle; grandchildren, Christina (Julian) Bradley, Erica Lyttle, and Cheyenne Lyttle; and great-grandson, Judah Bradley.

Visitation will be held from 12 Noon to 2 p.m. on Monday, January 28, 2019 at the Evans Funeral Home in Goshen.  Masonic Services will begin at 1:45 p.m.  Services will be at 2 p.m. with Pastor Steve Bell officiating.  Interment will follow at the Edenton Cemetery with military honors provided by the American Legion Post #179.

Memorials may be made to the American Legion Post #179, 318 E. Main St., Rm 220, Blanchester OH 45107 or Alzheimer’s Association, 644 Linn St., Suite 1026, Cincinnati, OH 45203.


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