Ted F. Goldthorpe, Jr. passed into God’s Space May 10, 2015. He was born in Charleston, West Virginia, August 26, 1941 to Dorothy Weimer and Ted F. Goldthorpe, Sr., who predeceased him, as well as brothers James H. Prentiss and George W. Goldthorpe.
He is survived by his wife of 51 years Itice Rivenbark Goldthorpe; son Ted F. Goldthorpe, III (Georgeanna); daughter Katharyn Paige (KT) Goldthorpe; three loving granddaughters Anne, Paige and Jane Goldthorpe; and nieces, nephews and cousins.
Ted was Vice President of Marketing and Advertising for Shoney’s South. He was also an avid amateur radio operator W4VHF (ex.WA4VCC), winning many awards “contesting” and served as president of CDXA for many years. Ted was a man of faith and served the church most of his adult life.
A private service will be at a later date.
Memorial donations can be made to the Ted (W4VHF) and Itice (K4LVV) Scholarship Fund, ARRL Foundation, 225 Main St, Newington, CT 06111; Avondale Presbyterian Church, 2821 Park Road, Charlotte, NC 28209; or Mid South Chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association, alz.org (or by mail to 4825 Trousdale Dr. Suite 220, Nashville TN 37220).