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Ted Moffett
Wednesday, July 23, 2014 • Posted July 25, 2014

Ted Moffett, 90 of Dilley, Texas passed away on July 18th in Pearsall, Texas

Visitation will be held at the First Baptist Church of Dilley on Thursday, July 24th between 4:00PM and 8:00PM.

Memorial service will be held at the First Baptist Church of Dilley on Friday, July 25th at 11:00AM with Reverend Lance Hartsfelt of First Baptist of Dilley and Reverend Helen Brock of First United Methodist of Dilley officiating. The Interment will follow at Covey Chapel Cemetery.

Ted was born on the Moffett Ranch 11 miles outside of Dilley to Ted Sr. and Theo Moffett on November 4th, 1923 He went to high school at Dilley High School and graduated in 1941. He worked many jobs over his career in farming, ranching, in law enforcement and in the oil industry. He started his working life on the Moffett Ranch and then went on to several other jobs including a time with the Texas Rangers, the USDA in Texas and in Mexico and as Deputy Sherriff in Blanco County. After a time working in the oil fields around Dilley he concluded his career running several ranches in the area. Ted’s job that he cared the most about was that of coach, mentor and motivational speaker for the Dilley Wolves football program for several generations of players. He loved to inspire the Wolves on Friday night. Ted also had a passion for hunting and led many a deer and hog hunt over the years. He also participated in rodeos as a calf and team roper for many years.

Ted is preceded in death by his wife Mary Moffett of Dilley, brothers Lane Moffett of Dilley and Bob Moffett of Harrison, Arkansas, and his sister Amy Lou Harllee and her husband Ed of Boerne, Texas. He was also preceded in death by his mother and father, Ted Moffett Sr.and Theo Lane Moffett both of Dilley.

Ted is survived by his sons, Ted Moffett III and his wife Carrie of Fort Worth, Monte Moffett and Todd Moffett of Dilley, and his daughter Melody Carroll and her husband Sean of Dilley. He is also survived by two brothers Frank Moffett and wife Barbara of Dilley and Cliff Moffett of Austin, a sister Nancy Dalby and husband Jack of Honaunau, Hawaii, and two sisters in law, Mary Katherine Moffett of Pearsall and Caroline Moffett of Harrison Arkansas. Ted is also survived by 12 grandchildren and 10 great grandchildren. And numerous nieces and nephews that loved him dearly.

Memorial donations may be made to Covey Chapel Cemetery, American Stroke Association or Gentiva Hospice Care.

Always a gentleman, always friendly to everyone, and always willing to help. He loved his family and all of his many friends.

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